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Paul Trimming
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Hello

I am a VB programmer trying to learn Java with JBuilder Foundation.

I am looking for a Java combobox component with a multicolumn dropdown to use in my database app, and also a grid that will support embedding other controls such as a multicolumn combobox within one of the grid columns. (VB doesn't have such controls.)

I was wondering if there were any free opensource components such as the above that I could download from somewhere on the Net. Are there a good number of free Java components available generally, or should I try Delphi, perhaps, or something like that, because I am at my wits' end to find free well constructed relatively sophisticated GUI controls to use with Visual Basic. I have basically given up!!! Microsoft programmers insist on charging for their work....

If anyone can help me find the above GUI controls for Java, please help.

Many thanks,

Trimtrom
 
Michael Dunn
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> I am looking for a Java combobox component with a multicolumn dropdown to
> use in my database app,

Customizing the renderer will do that for you

> and also a grid that will support embedding other controls such as a
> multicolumn combobox within one of the grid columns.

look up JTable.

I'd elaborate further, but I see you've also posted this
in the intermediate forum
at comp.lang.java.gui
at sun's forums

so I won't risk wasting my time on duplicating other responses
 
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