JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class BasicTextFieldUI

  extended by javax.swing.plaf.ComponentUI
      extended by javax.swing.plaf.TextUI
          extended by javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicTextUI
              extended by javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicTextFieldUI
All Implemented Interfaces:
Direct Known Subclasses:
BasicFormattedTextFieldUI, BasicPasswordFieldUI, MetalTextFieldUI

public class BasicTextFieldUI
extends BasicTextUI

Basis of a look and feel for a JTextField.

Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. As of 1.4, support for long term storage of all JavaBeansTM has been added to the java.beans package. Please see XMLEncoder.

Nested Class Summary
Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicTextUI
BasicTextUI.BasicCaret, BasicTextUI.BasicHighlighter
Constructor Summary
          Creates a new BasicTextFieldUI.
Method Summary
 View create(Element elem)
          Creates a view (FieldView) based on an element.
static ComponentUI createUI(JComponent c)
          Creates a UI for a JTextField.
protected  String getPropertyPrefix()
          Fetches the name used as a key to lookup properties through the UIManager.
 void installUI(JComponent c)
          Installs the UI for a component.
protected  void propertyChange(PropertyChangeEvent evt)
          This method gets called when a bound property is changed on the associated JTextComponent.
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicTextUI
create, createCaret, createHighlighter, createKeymap, damageRange, damageRange, getComponent, getEditorKit, getKeymapName, getMaximumSize, getMinimumSize, getNextVisualPositionFrom, getPreferredSize, getRootView, getToolTipText, getVisibleEditorRect, installDefaults, installKeyboardActions, installListeners, modelChanged, modelToView, modelToView, paint, paintBackground, paintSafely, setView, uninstallDefaults, uninstallKeyboardActions, uninstallListeners, uninstallUI, update, viewToModel, viewToModel
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.plaf.ComponentUI
contains, getAccessibleChild, getAccessibleChildrenCount
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public BasicTextFieldUI()
Creates a new BasicTextFieldUI.

Method Detail


public static ComponentUI createUI(JComponent c)
Creates a UI for a JTextField.

c - the text field
the UI


public void installUI(JComponent c)
Description copied from class: BasicTextUI
Installs the UI for a component. This does the following things.
  1. Set the associated component to opaque (can be changed easily by a subclass or on JTextComponent directly), which is the most common case. This will cause the component's background color to be painted.
  2. Install the default caret and highlighter into the associated component.
  3. Attach to the editor and model. If there is no model, a default one is created.
  4. create the view factory and the view hierarchy used to represent the model.

installUI in class BasicTextUI
c - the editor component
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protected void propertyChange(PropertyChangeEvent evt)
This method gets called when a bound property is changed on the associated JTextComponent. This is a hook which UI implementations may change to reflect how the UI displays bound properties of JTextComponent subclasses.

propertyChange in class BasicTextUI
evt - the property change event


protected String getPropertyPrefix()
Fetches the name used as a key to lookup properties through the UIManager. This is used as a prefix to all the standard text properties.

Specified by:
getPropertyPrefix in class BasicTextUI
the name ("TextField")


public View create(Element elem)
Creates a view (FieldView) based on an element.

Specified by:
create in interface ViewFactory
create in class BasicTextUI
elem - the element
the view
See Also:

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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