[REVIEW REQUEST] Add text property to ComboBox

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at bestsolution.at
Thu Mar 15 03:47:03 PDT 2012

Am 15.03.12 08:54, schrieb Alexandre (Shura) Iline:
> I understand your take. And it is valid too.
> However, if you follow this road, you follow it all the way through.
> If you assume a string to be entered, make it visible through Javadoc.
> And also, in such case, why not provide an access to the text control?
> There will be a text control - this is what you are saying. You would
> then allow ppl to access selection, like was mentioned in another
> e-mail, or anything else, such as caret position or whatever.

By exposing the text-control you are simply leaking too much API because
you provide the complete Text-Control-API which isn't desired.

If you don't want to bloat the ComboBox API with too many methods you
can return a specilized ComboBoxText which simply delegates all calls to
the Text-Control.


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