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Text Slider

Text Slider
Definitive Guide to Swing for Java 2, Second Edition
By John Zukowski     
ISBN: 1-893115-78-X
Publisher: APress

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

import javax.swing.BoundedRangeModel;
import javax.swing.BoxLayout;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JPanel;
import javax.swing.JScrollBar;
import javax.swing.JTextField;

public class TextSlider extends JPanel {
  private JTextField textField;

  private JScrollBar scrollBar;

  public TextSlider() {
    setLayout(new BoxLayout(this, BoxLayout.Y_AXIS));
    textField = new JTextField();
    scrollBar = new JScrollBar(JScrollBar.HORIZONTAL);
    BoundedRangeModel brm = textField.getHorizontalVisibility();

  public JTextField getTextField() {
    return textField;

  public String getText() {
    return textField.getText();

  public void addActionListener(ActionListener l) {

  public void removeActionListener(ActionListener l) {

  public JScrollBar getScrollBar() {
    return scrollBar;

  public static void main(String args[]) {
    JFrame f = new JFrame("Text Slider");

    final TextSlider ts = new TextSlider();
    ts.addActionListener(new ActionListener() {
      public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
        System.out.println("Text: " + ts.getText());
    Container c = f.getContentPane();
    c.add(ts, BorderLayout.NORTH);
    f.setSize(300, 200);


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