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An example of JSpinner with a custom editor

An example of JSpinner with a custom editor
Java Swing, 2nd Edition
By Marc Loy, Robert Eckstein, Dave Wood, James Elliott, Brian Cole
ISBN: 0-596-00408-7
Publisher: O'Reilly 
//An example of JSpinner with a custom editor that allows the user to spin
//through dates of the mm/yy format.

import java.awt.Container;
import java.awt.FlowLayout;
import java.util.Calendar;
import java.util.Date;

import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JLabel;
import javax.swing.JSpinner;
import javax.swing.SpinnerDateModel;

public class MonthSpinner extends JFrame {

  public MonthSpinner() {
    super("Month Spinner");
    setSize(200, 100);

    Container c = getContentPane();
    c.setLayout(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.LEFT, 4, 4));

    c.add(new JLabel("Expiration Date:"));
    Date today = new Date();
    // Start the spinner today, but don't set a min or max date
    // The increment should be a month
    JSpinner s = new JSpinner(new SpinnerDateModel(today, null, null,
    JSpinner.DateEditor de = new JSpinner.DateEditor(s, "MM/yy");


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


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