[REVIEW REQUEST] Add text property to ComboBox

Jonathan Giles jonathan.giles at oracle.com
Thu Mar 15 12:42:23 PDT 2012

On 16/03/2012 2:32 a.m., Jerome Cambon wrote:
> Exposing TextInputControl is exactly what we need. At least it is the 
> purpose of the Jira which is the base of this discussion.
> We have concrete requirements in Scene Builder for this.
> Our use case is the following :
> - we have a set of editable ComboBox in a VBox, with initial values set
> - for convenience, once modified, we directly type TAB to go to the 
> next ComboBox
> - its value is selected so that we can directly enter the new value 
> without having to remove the old one
> This seems to be a very common use case...
I can see the point of exposing the TextField, but as with others in 
this thread, it does leave me feeling uncomfortable. My inclination is 
to provide the desired API directly on ComboBox.

-- Jonathan

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