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an array of buttons in an applet ?

 
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I have the following code and I know there must be a way to simplify it, I just don't know enough about Java to know how. Is there any way that you could create an array of buttons? That way I could just use a for loop to set their values, position, and create them. Thanks in advance!

 
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Yes, you can create an array of any type in Java.
 
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Would I just use

Button buttons[];

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Originally posted by Aaron Harp:
Would I just use

Button buttons[];

?



Button[] buttons is another way. You'll find this technique neat when you are just creating a GUI with no real workings. But once you need all those buttons to actually do something, the technique won't really work anymore. Well, unless all the buttons do the same thing.
 
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If all the buttons are in an array you can use a for loop in the actionPerformed method as well.
 
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