textareas - textArea.setEditable(false); // program can...

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1 Text Areas Text Areas Use JTextArea for multiple lines of text Can specify number of rows and columns: • setText : to set the text of a text field or text area • append : to add text to the end of a text area final int ROWS = 10; final int COLUMNS = 30; JTextArea textArea = new JTextArea(ROWS, COLUMNS); Text Areas Use newline characters to separate lines: To use for display purposes only: textArea.append(account.getBalance() + "\n");
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Unformatted text preview: textArea.setEditable(false); // program can call setText and append to change it Text Areas To add scroll bars to a text area: You then add the scroll pane to the panel or frame (not the text area) JTextArea textArea = new JTextArea(ROWS, COLUMNS); JScrollPane scrollPane = new JScrollPane(textArea); Text Areas Figure 8: The TextAreaViewer Application...
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