Class ResizingTextArea

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    java.awt.image.ImageObserver, java.awt.MenuContainer, java.io.Serializable, javax.accessibility.Accessible, javax.swing.Scrollable

    public class ResizingTextArea
    extends javax.swing.JTextArea
    JTextArea is extended to support being able to expand its width to avoid wrapping lines for small amounts of text. This class provides wrapping and orphan checking to provide a pleasing-to-the- eye aspect ratio (geared towards wide screen monitors) without leaving small snippets of text on the last line, unnecessarily.
    See Also:
    Serialized Form
    • Nested Class Summary

      • Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class javax.swing.JTextArea

        javax.swing.JTextArea.AccessibleJTextArea
      • Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class javax.swing.text.JTextComponent

        javax.swing.text.JTextComponent.AccessibleJTextComponent, javax.swing.text.JTextComponent.DropLocation, javax.swing.text.JTextComponent.KeyBinding
      • Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class javax.swing.JComponent

        javax.swing.JComponent.AccessibleJComponent
      • Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class java.awt.Container

        java.awt.Container.AccessibleAWTContainer
      • Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class java.awt.Component

        java.awt.Component.AccessibleAWTComponent, java.awt.Component.BaselineResizeBehavior, java.awt.Component.BltBufferStrategy, java.awt.Component.FlipBufferStrategy
    • Field Summary

      Fields 
      Modifier and Type Field Description
      static java.lang.String LINEEND_REGEX
      A regular expression to search for end-of-line (with String.split(String), including the system separator (on Windows '\r\n') as well as the shorthand '\n' which developers typically use in string definitions.
      static java.lang.String NEWLINE
      Standard new line character.
      static int TAB_SIZE
      Number of characters (widest characters, usually 'm') for each tab.
      • Fields inherited from class javax.swing.text.JTextComponent

        DEFAULT_KEYMAP, FOCUS_ACCELERATOR_KEY
      • Fields inherited from class javax.swing.JComponent

        listenerList, TOOL_TIP_TEXT_KEY, ui, UNDEFINED_CONDITION, WHEN_ANCESTOR_OF_FOCUSED_COMPONENT, WHEN_FOCUSED, WHEN_IN_FOCUSED_WINDOW
      • Fields inherited from class java.awt.Component

        accessibleContext, BOTTOM_ALIGNMENT, CENTER_ALIGNMENT, LEFT_ALIGNMENT, RIGHT_ALIGNMENT, TOP_ALIGNMENT
      • Fields inherited from interface java.awt.image.ImageObserver

        ABORT, ALLBITS, ERROR, FRAMEBITS, HEIGHT, PROPERTIES, SOMEBITS, WIDTH
    • Method Summary

      All Methods Instance Methods Concrete Methods 
      Modifier and Type Method Description
      java.awt.Dimension getPreferredSize()
      Overridden to calculate the width depending on how much text is being displayed per line.
      • Methods inherited from class javax.swing.JTextArea

        append, createDefaultModel, getAccessibleContext, getColumns, getColumnWidth, getLineCount, getLineEndOffset, getLineOfOffset, getLineStartOffset, getLineWrap, getPreferredScrollableViewportSize, getRowHeight, getRows, getScrollableTracksViewportWidth, getScrollableUnitIncrement, getTabSize, getUIClassID, getWrapStyleWord, insert, paramString, replaceRange, setColumns, setFont, setLineWrap, setRows, setTabSize, setWrapStyleWord
      • Methods inherited from class javax.swing.text.JTextComponent

        addCaretListener, addInputMethodListener, addKeymap, copy, cut, fireCaretUpdate, getActions, getCaret, getCaretColor, getCaretListeners, getCaretPosition, getDisabledTextColor, getDocument, getDragEnabled, getDropLocation, getDropMode, getFocusAccelerator, getHighlighter, getInputMethodRequests, getKeymap, getKeymap, getMargin, getNavigationFilter, getPrintable, getScrollableBlockIncrement, getScrollableTracksViewportHeight, getSelectedText, getSelectedTextColor, getSelectionColor, getSelectionEnd, getSelectionStart, getText, getText, getToolTipText, getUI, isEditable, loadKeymap, modelToView, modelToView2D, moveCaretPosition, paste, print, print, print, processInputMethodEvent, read, removeCaretListener, removeKeymap, removeNotify, replaceSelection, restoreComposedText, saveComposedText, select, selectAll, setCaret, setCaretColor, setCaretPosition, setComponentOrientation, setDisabledTextColor, setDocument, setDragEnabled, setDropMode, setEditable, setFocusAccelerator, setHighlighter, setKeymap, setMargin, setNavigationFilter, setSelectedTextColor, setSelectionColor, setSelectionEnd, setSelectionStart, setText, setUI, updateUI, viewToModel, viewToModel2D, write
      • Methods inherited from class javax.swing.JComponent

        addAncestorListener, addNotify, addVetoableChangeListener, computeVisibleRect, contains, createToolTip, disable, enable, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, fireVetoableChange, getActionForKeyStroke, getActionMap, getAlignmentX, getAlignmentY, getAncestorListeners, getAutoscrolls, getBaseline, getBaselineResizeBehavior, getBorder, getBounds, getClientProperty, getComponentGraphics, getComponentPopupMenu, getConditionForKeyStroke, getDebugGraphicsOptions, getDefaultLocale, getFontMetrics, getGraphics, getHeight, getInheritsPopupMenu, getInputMap, getInputMap, getInputVerifier, getInsets, getInsets, getListeners, getLocation, getMaximumSize, getMinimumSize, getNextFocusableComponent, getPopupLocation, getRegisteredKeyStrokes, getRootPane, getSize, getToolTipLocation, getToolTipText, getTopLevelAncestor, getTransferHandler, getVerifyInputWhenFocusTarget, getVetoableChangeListeners, getVisibleRect, getWidth, getX, getY, grabFocus, hide, isDoubleBuffered, isLightweightComponent, isManagingFocus, isOpaque, isOptimizedDrawingEnabled, isPaintingForPrint, isPaintingOrigin, isPaintingTile, isRequestFocusEnabled, isValidateRoot, paint, paintBorder, paintChildren, paintComponent, paintImmediately, paintImmediately, print, printAll, printBorder, printChildren, printComponent, processComponentKeyEvent, processKeyBinding, processKeyEvent, processMouseEvent, processMouseMotionEvent, putClientProperty, registerKeyboardAction, registerKeyboardAction, removeAncestorListener, removeVetoableChangeListener, repaint, repaint, requestDefaultFocus, requestFocus, requestFocus, requestFocusInWindow, requestFocusInWindow, resetKeyboardActions, reshape, revalidate, scrollRectToVisible, setActionMap, setAlignmentX, setAlignmentY, setAutoscrolls, setBackground, setBorder, setComponentPopupMenu, setDebugGraphicsOptions, setDefaultLocale, setDoubleBuffered, setEnabled, setFocusTraversalKeys, setForeground, setInheritsPopupMenu, setInputMap, setInputVerifier, setMaximumSize, setMinimumSize, setNextFocusableComponent, setOpaque, setPreferredSize, setRequestFocusEnabled, setToolTipText, setTransferHandler, setUI, setVerifyInputWhenFocusTarget, setVisible, unregisterKeyboardAction, update
      • Methods inherited from class java.awt.Container

        add, add, add, add, add, addContainerListener, addImpl, addPropertyChangeListener, addPropertyChangeListener, applyComponentOrientation, areFocusTraversalKeysSet, countComponents, deliverEvent, doLayout, findComponentAt, findComponentAt, getComponent, getComponentAt, getComponentAt, getComponentCount, getComponents, getComponentZOrder, getContainerListeners, getFocusTraversalKeys, getFocusTraversalPolicy, getLayout, getMousePosition, insets, invalidate, isAncestorOf, isFocusCycleRoot, isFocusCycleRoot, isFocusTraversalPolicyProvider, isFocusTraversalPolicySet, layout, list, list, locate, minimumSize, paintComponents, preferredSize, printComponents, processContainerEvent, processEvent, remove, remove, removeAll, removeContainerListener, setComponentZOrder, setFocusCycleRoot, setFocusTraversalPolicy, setFocusTraversalPolicyProvider, setLayout, transferFocusDownCycle, validate, validateTree
      • Methods inherited from class java.awt.Component

        action, add, addComponentListener, addFocusListener, addHierarchyBoundsListener, addHierarchyListener, addKeyListener, addMouseListener, addMouseMotionListener, addMouseWheelListener, bounds, checkImage, checkImage, coalesceEvents, contains, createImage, createImage, createVolatileImage, createVolatileImage, disableEvents, dispatchEvent, enable, enableEvents, enableInputMethods, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, getBackground, getBounds, getColorModel, getComponentListeners, getComponentOrientation, getCursor, getDropTarget, getFocusCycleRootAncestor, getFocusListeners, getFocusTraversalKeysEnabled, getFont, getForeground, getGraphicsConfiguration, getHierarchyBoundsListeners, getHierarchyListeners, getIgnoreRepaint, getInputContext, getInputMethodListeners, getKeyListeners, getLocale, getLocation, getLocationOnScreen, getMouseListeners, getMouseMotionListeners, getMousePosition, getMouseWheelListeners, getName, getParent, getPropertyChangeListeners, getPropertyChangeListeners, getSize, getToolkit, getTreeLock, gotFocus, handleEvent, hasFocus, imageUpdate, inside, isBackgroundSet, isCursorSet, isDisplayable, isEnabled, isFocusable, isFocusOwner, isFocusTraversable, isFontSet, isForegroundSet, isLightweight, isMaximumSizeSet, isMinimumSizeSet, isPreferredSizeSet, isShowing, isValid, isVisible, keyDown, keyUp, list, list, list, location, lostFocus, mouseDown, mouseDrag, mouseEnter, mouseExit, mouseMove, mouseUp, move, nextFocus, paintAll, postEvent, prepareImage, prepareImage, processComponentEvent, processFocusEvent, processHierarchyBoundsEvent, processHierarchyEvent, processMouseWheelEvent, remove, removeComponentListener, removeFocusListener, removeHierarchyBoundsListener, removeHierarchyListener, removeInputMethodListener, removeKeyListener, removeMouseListener, removeMouseMotionListener, removeMouseWheelListener, removePropertyChangeListener, removePropertyChangeListener, repaint, repaint, repaint, requestFocus, requestFocus, requestFocusInWindow, resize, resize, setBounds, setBounds, setCursor, setDropTarget, setFocusable, setFocusTraversalKeysEnabled, setIgnoreRepaint, setLocale, setLocation, setLocation, setMixingCutoutShape, setName, setSize, setSize, show, show, size, toString, transferFocus, transferFocusBackward, transferFocusUpCycle
      • Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

        clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
    • Field Detail

      • TAB_SIZE

        public static final int TAB_SIZE
        Number of characters (widest characters, usually 'm') for each tab. The default is 8, which is much too large.
        See Also:
        Constant Field Values
      • NEWLINE

        public static final java.lang.String NEWLINE
        Standard new line character.
      • LINEEND_REGEX

        public static final java.lang.String LINEEND_REGEX
        A regular expression to search for end-of-line (with String.split(String), including the system separator (on Windows '\r\n') as well as the shorthand '\n' which developers typically use in string definitions.
    • Constructor Detail

      • ResizingTextArea

        public ResizingTextArea()
    • Method Detail

      • getPreferredSize

        public java.awt.Dimension getPreferredSize()
        Overridden to calculate the width depending on how much text is being displayed per line.
        Overrides:
        getPreferredSize in class javax.swing.JTextArea
        Returns:
        the newly calculated size.