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How can I specify a text field (JTExtField) as multiline? I mean that the user input doesn't expand horizontally but it automatically goes down a line?

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You can't! Use JTextArea instead.
 
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The first line of the JTextField documentation reads: "JTextField is a lightweight component that allows the editing of a single line of text."

What you want is a JTextArea
 
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ok..sorry! :roll:
thank you
 
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