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Hello

I am developing a java desktop application
I want when some one starting to enter a character in textfield all the names starting from that character should shown in a list below
When he enter the second character search is based on 2 characters all names starting from that two charcters should be displayed in list user can select one
from list

How i achieve this thing in java (How to open drop down help)
 
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You can listen for the KeyTyped event of the JTextField. And then use getText() to get the String typed. You can add a JComboBox and populate the entries to this drop down depending on your search criteria.

By the way- There's s Swing/AWT Forum where you can post queries related to Swing/AWT/JFace.
 
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Use a DocumentListener so you are notified when any change is made to the Document (either insertions or deletions).

 
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This might be what you are looking for.



Mark.....
 
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Thank you very much Mark O'Neal
 
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I try this code



but it required to show and hide frame else popUp cannot hide

any help
 
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