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import-bot (20211) [Avatar] Offline
[Originally posted by ian]


I have a bunch of JTextfields in a panel. How can I force the default editing
position to be any one of (say) 10 JTextfields active on the screen. These
fields are in a panel in a JTabbed pane and when the tab changes, I need to
start the editing at a selected position.

Many, many thanks. This is a neat forum.

import-bot (20211) [Avatar] Offline
Re: Edit Focus Policy Question
[Originally posted by matt]

Add a ChangeListener to your tabbed pane, and in the stateChanged method
check to see if the tabe containing the panel you are talking about
is the active one. If it is, call requestFocus() on the JTextField you
want to have the default focus. This will put the cursor in that text
field each time the user presses that tab.