[REVIEW REQUEST] Improvements to TableView sorting
jonathan.giles at oracle.com
Tue Feb 19 14:30:31 PST 2013
>> And the reason for this is that the SortedList is unmodifiable (but
>> mutable). So the add / remove methods etc throw unsupported operation
>> exception, so from the table's perspective, it cannot be sorted. So
>> if you use such a list, then you have to take one more step to wire
>> up the comparator of the sorted list to the comparator on the table
>> view, so that whenever the comparator changes the sorted list is
>> notified of it and can do its own sorting internally.
> What happens if you use an unmodifiable ObservableList that is not a
> SortedList? Is there a way to _explicitly_ say to TableView "don't
> sort me"?
If the list is unmodifiable then it will not be sorted by TableView.
SortedList is not sorted by TableView because it is unmodifiable, not
because it is a SortedList.
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