Retrieving information from MySQL Database

25 Sep 2006 11:45:15 -0700
Hi. I am trying to retrieve information from a MySQL database and
placing it in a JTable. However the code I have used gets the results
and displays it in the system output. However no results are placed in
the JTable. Does anyone know the reason. Below is the code:

    public void showDatabase() {
        try {
            System.out.println("Showing database");
            Statement s = connection.createStatement();
            String query = "SELECT * FROM " +

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            ResultSet table = statement.executeQuery(query);

            // determine properties of table
            ResultSetMetaData meta = table.getMetaData();
            String[] colNames = new String[meta.getColumnCount()];
            Vector[] cells = new Vector[colNames.length];
            for (int col = 0; col < colNames.length; col++) {
                colNames[col] = meta.getColumnName(col + 1);
                cells[col] = new Vector();

            // hold data from result set
            while ( {
                for (int col = 0; col < colNames.length; col++) {
                    Object cell = table.getObject(colNames[col]);

            // print column headings
            for (int col = 0; col < colNames.length; col++) {
                System.out.print(colNames[col].toUpperCase() + "\t");

            // print data row-wise
            while (!cells[0].isEmpty()) {
                for (int col = 0; col < colNames.length; col++) {
                                     + "\t");
                JTable tblResults = new JTable();

        } catch (SQLException ex) {
            System.err.println("" + ex.toString());
        // exit more gently
        catch (Exception e) {

Any help would be apreciated. Thanks very much for your help

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