Re: JFileChooser

"Andrew Thompson" <andrew.thompson@THRWHITE.remove-dii-this>
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 15:31:20 GMT
On Mar 3, 11:22 am, Hulker69 <> wrote:

On 2 Mar 2007 06:52:48 -0800, wrote:

How can i disable the "File Name" TextFeild in JFileChooser?


Try this



I was about to comment that was very
fragile code, and ask..

in constructor of an extension to the JFileChooser class.


in the future, but it works as of JDK 1.6

...did it also work X-plat and X-plaf?

But I thought I'd do a quick test 'here'
before I commented.

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

class FileChooserTextField extends JFileChooser {

  FileChooserTextField() {
    Component theComponent = ((JTextComponent)

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    System.out.println("java.version: " +
System.getProperty("java.version") );
    JFileChooser filechooser = new FileChooserTextField();

java.version: 1.6.0
Exception in thread "main"
    No such child: 2
  at java.awt.Container.getComponent(
  at FileChooserTextField.<init>(
  at FileChooserTextField.main(
Press any key to continue . . .
</output> I'll simply ask, on which OS, under
which PLAF, (of Java 1.6) *does* that work?

Andrew T.

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