Re: ListSelectionListener valueChanged fired twice

"bparanj" <>
7 Jun 2006 08:20:51 -0700
I could not reproduce the problem. Here is the test case.

package test.list.bug;

import javax.swing.JTable;
import javax.swing.ListSelectionModel;
import javax.swing.event.ListSelectionEvent;
import javax.swing.event.ListSelectionListener;

public class TableRowModelListener implements ListSelectionListener {
    private JTable table;

    public TableRowModelListener(JTable table) {
        this.table = table;

    public void valueChanged(ListSelectionEvent e) {
        if (!e.getValueIsAdjusting()) {
                    .println("INSIDE THE ROW SELECTION CHANGED METHOD.............");
            ListSelectionModel lsm = (ListSelectionModel) e.getSource();

            if (!lsm.isSelectionEmpty()) {
                System.out.println("List selection is not empty");


package test.list.bug;

import java.awt.BorderLayout;
import java.awt.Container;
import java.awt.event.ActionEvent;
import java.awt.event.ActionListener;

import javax.swing.JButton;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JScrollPane;
import javax.swing.JTable;
import javax.swing.ListSelectionModel;

class TableEdit implements ActionListener {
    JTable table;
    MyTableModel model;

        JFrame frame = new JFrame("Editing Test");

        model = new MyTableModel();
        table = new MyTable(model);


        ListSelectionModel rowSelection = table.getSelectionModel();
        TableRowModelListener rowListener = new

        Container c = frame.getContentPane();
        JScrollPane scrollpane = new JScrollPane(table);
        c.add(scrollpane, BorderLayout.CENTER);

        JButton loadAnotherTable = new JButton("Load");
        c.add(loadAnotherTable, BorderLayout.SOUTH);

    public static void main(String [] args)
        TableEdit appln = new TableEdit();

    public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {


package test.list.bug;

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Vector;

import javax.swing.table.AbstractTableModel;

public class MyTableModel extends AbstractTableModel {
    private Vector vector;

    private String[] columnNames = { "#", "Number" };

    public static final int COL_NUMBER = 0;
    public static final int COL_MY_NUMBER = 1;

    public MyTableModel() {
        vector = new Vector();

        for (int i = 0; i < 5; i++) {
            vector.addElement(new MyModel(Integer.toString(i)));

    // This method creates a new table
    public void tableChanged(ArrayList list) {

        for (int i = 0; i < list.size(); i++) {
            MyModel element = (MyModel) list.get(i);
        this.fireTableRowsInserted(0, list.size());

    public int getColumnCount() {
        return columnNames.length;

    public int getRowCount() {
        if (vector != null)
            return vector.size();
        return 0;

    public String getColumnName(int col) {
        return columnNames[col];

    public Object getValueAt(int nRow, int nCol) {
        if (nRow < 0 || nRow >= getRowCount())
            return "";
        MyModel row = (MyModel) vector.elementAt(nRow);

        switch (nCol) {
        case COL_NUMBER:
            return String.valueOf(nRow + 1);
        case COL_MY_NUMBER:
            return row.getNumber();
        return "";

    public void setValueAt(Object value, int nRow, int nCol) {
        if (nRow < 0 || nRow >= getRowCount() || value == null)

        MyModel row = (MyModel) vector.elementAt(nRow);
        String svalue = value.toString();

        switch (nCol) {
              case COL_MY_NUMBER:
                if(svalue != null || svalue.length() > 0) {
        fireTableCellUpdated(nRow, nCol);


    public Class getColumnClass(int column) {
        Class dataType = getValueAt(0, column).getClass();
        return dataType;

    public boolean isCellEditable(int row, int col) {
        return true;

package test.list.bug;

import java.awt.Component;

import javax.swing.JTable;
import javax.swing.table.TableCellEditor;
import javax.swing.table.TableModel;
import javax.swing.text.JTextComponent;

public class MyTable extends JTable {

    public MyTable(TableModel dm) {

    public MyTable(Object[][] o, String[] s) {
        super(o, s);

    public Component prepareEditor(TableCellEditor editor, int row, int
col) {
        JTextComponent comp = (JTextComponent) super.prepareEditor(editor,

        return comp;

    public void changeSelection(int row, int column, boolean toggle,
            boolean extend) {
        if (!isEditing())
            super.changeSelection(row, column, toggle, extend);

package test.list.bug;


public class MyModel implements Serializable {
    private String number;

    public MyModel(String number) {
      this.number = number;

    public String getNumber() {
        return number;

    public void setNumber(String number) {
        this.number = number;


Thanks for the help. The problem was somewhere else.

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