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The java.awt Package

18.59 java.awt.TextField (JDK 1.0)

This Component displays a line of optionally editable text. Most of its interesting methods are defined by the TextComponent superclass. Use setEchoCharacter() to specify a character to be echoed when requesting sensitive input such as a password.

See also TextComponent and TextArea.

public class TextField extends TextComponent {
    // Public Constructors
            public TextField();
            public TextField(String text);
            public TextField(int columns);
            public TextField(String text, int columns);
    // Public Instance Methods
        1.1  public synchronized void addActionListener(ActionListener l);
            public void addNotify();  // Overrides Component
            public boolean echoCharIsSet();
            public int getColumns();
            public char getEchoChar();
        1.1  public Dimension getMinimumSize(int columns);
        1.1  public Dimension getMinimumSize();  // Overrides Component
        1.1  public Dimension getPreferredSize(int columns);
        1.1  public Dimension getPreferredSize();  // Overrides Component
        #   public Dimension minimumSize(int columns);
        #   public Dimension minimumSize();  // Overrides Component
        #   public Dimension preferredSize(int columns);
        #   public Dimension preferredSize();  // Overrides Component
        1.1  public synchronized void removeActionListener(ActionListener l);
        1.1  public void setColumns(int columns);
        1.1  public void setEchoChar(char c);
        #   public void setEchoCharacter(char c);
    // Protected Instance Methods
            protected String paramString();  // Overrides TextComponent
        1.1  protected void processActionEvent(ActionEvent e);
        1.1  protected void processEvent(AWTEvent e);  // Overrides TextComponent


Object->Component(ImageObserver, MenuContainer, Serializable)->TextComponent->TextField

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