Re: Returning a textliste

From:
"Lew" <lew@THRWHITE.remove-dii-this>
Newsgroups:
comp.lang.java.gui
Date:
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 15:46:10 GMT
Message-ID:
<Ro-dnTXr3NqG18XVnZ2dnUVZ_qydnZ2d@comcast.com>
  To: comp.lang.java.gui
Chris wrote:

My problem is I have
tried putting in a method that returns the text. However, both options
(shown below) wont compile. I know I'm doing something wrong, but
can't figure it out. Here is what I have:


Excessive blank lines elided:

import javax.swing.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;

import javax.swing.JFrame;

public class InputListenerII extends JFrame
{

  public static void main (String [] args)
  {
    new InputListenerII();
  }

   public InputListenerII ()


Geez, Louise! Lighten up on the wide indentation!

Two spaces is plenty for Usenet.

           {
            this.setSize(300,300);
            this.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
            this.setTitle("ALiiS");

            JPanel panel1 = new JPanel();
            Clisten atl = new Clisten();
            TextField t = new TextField();
            t.setSize(300, 300);
            t.addTextListener(atl);

            add ( t ) ;
            this.add(panel1);
            this.setVisible (true);
            //t.removeTextListener(atl);
          }

                  public class Clisten implements TextListener
                  {
                    public void textValueChanged ( TextEvent e )
                    {
                      TextComponent tc = (TextComponent)e.getSource();
                      String inputRules = tc.getText();
                      System.out.println(inputRules);

// I cant add the method here. Wont compile. public String
wordsOut()


Of course not. You cannot declare a method inside another method!

                              // {
                     // return inputRules;
                             // }

                    }
//And I cant add the method here b/c the String inputRules cannot be
resolved public String wordsOut()


Because you don't define it in this method. You have to define it, as a
method argument, a class member, or something. As a method argument, you have
a way to declare it and get it into the method.

                                                             // {
                     // return inputRules;
                                                            // }

OK, your whitespace is crazy. You have eight TABs (anathema on Usenet) and 30
spaces indentation on these lines. Come on, have a heart for the people from
whom you are requesting aid.

                   }

}


I recommend a thorough study of the tutorial:
<http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/java/index.html>

--
Lew

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