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Getting component type

 
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If an object of type componet is coming into a method, what is the best
way to detemine it's type, such as checking if it's a JInternalFrame, or
JPanel?

Thanks.
 
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You mean, if you have an reference, of compile-time type Component, how do you find out the run-time type of the object to which it points?

Usually, you would use the "instanceof" operator.
 
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Hello Barry,

You may try .

Hope that helps,
 
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You can also use reflection:

Of course, this may be of only limited use depending what you need to do with this information once you have it.

Layne
 
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