Re: Help with Simple If else Statement

From:
"Andrew Thompson" <andrewthommo@gmail.com>
Newsgroups:
comp.lang.java.help
Date:
14 Feb 2007 07:50:57 -0800
Message-ID:
<1171468257.268872.99490@k78g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>
On Feb 14, 3:14 pm, "BlackJackal" <mcdougal.rob...@gmail.com> wrote:

Alright I thought I had this coded properly for my homework assignment
but for some reason it does not work as I thought it would.


Once I'd figured how it worked, it
worked quite well for me, but then..

.. Basically..

(trimmed boring stuff)

   import javax.swing.*;
   import java.awt.event.*;
   import java.awt.*;
    public class JEmployeeTitle2 extends JApplet implements


I was looking at it in a frame!

Even when developing applets, it can pay
to add a 'main()' that allows you to
launch it in a frame.

This gets around *class* *caching* by
the browser, and allows each run to use
exactly the latest binary.

Here is how I changed your code, to see
it work.. (look below)

ActionListener
   {
      JTextField nameentry = new JTextField(10);
      JTextField jobtitledisplay = new JTextField(10);

      JButton button = new JButton("Search");

      JLabel nametitle = new JLabel("Employee First and Last Name");
      JLabel titletitle = new JLabel("Employee Job Title");
      JLabel result = new JLabel("");

      String empnames[] = {"Robert McDougal" , "Christy McDougal",
"Tyler Smith"};
      String emptitles[] = {"Computer Technician", "Office Manager",
"Superman"};

       public void init()
      {
         Container con = getContentPane();
         con.setLayout(new FlowLayout());
         con.add(nametitle);
         con.add(nameentry);
         con.add(titletitle);
         con.add(jobtitledisplay);
         con.add(button);
         button.addActionListener(this);
      }

       public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e)
      {
         Object source = e.getSource();
         if (source == button) {
            for(int i = 0; i < empnames.length; ++i) {
               if (empnames[i].equalsIgnoreCase(nameentry.getText()))
{
                  result.setText(emptitles[i]);
                  jobtitledisplay.setText(result.getText());
                  break;
               }
               else if
(emptitles[i].equalsIgnoreCase(jobtitledisplay.getText())) {
                  result.setText(empnames[i]);
                  nameentry.setText(result.getText());
                  break;
               }
               else {
                  result.setText("No Match Found");
                  jobtitledisplay.setText(result.getText());
               }
            }
         }
      }


  public static void main(String[] args) {
    JFrame f = new JFrame("JEmployeeTitle2");
    JEmployeeTitle2 jet2 = new JEmployeeTitle2();
    jet2.init();
    f.getContentPane().add( jet2 );
    f.pack();
    f.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
    f.setVisible(true);
  }

   }


Give it a try, see how you go.

Note the browser class cache can be
cleared in other ways, but I think
this is much simpler.

HTH

Andrew T.

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