[REVIEW REQUEST] Improvements to TableView sorting

Alexander Kouznetsov Alexander.Kouznetsov at oracle.com
Fri Feb 22 16:05:55 PST 2013

Actually you can implement your own list that does index based mapping 
when getting elements and then pass it to removeAll() method.

Best regards,

On 2/21/13 3:25 AM, Knut Arne Vedaa wrote:
>>>>> It's not possible to do it in a single remove event.
>>>> Can't you do it in a single operation if you use List#removeAll?
>>> No, if you select the top half of the items in a list sorted by Last 
>>> Name, then resort the list by First Name, the selection will no 
>>> longer be a single range.  If you decide to delete them at that 
>>> point, you'll have to do many small deletes.
>> Not with removeAll. It doesn't use a range. You give it a list 
>> containing only the nodes you wish to remove.
> I think the problem is that removeAll removes by element. In a select 
> -> delete scenario you can't really do that because a given element 
> may (at least in theory) appear more than once in the list.
> So for this to be efficient we would need an 
> ObservableList#removeAllByIndex(List<Integer> indices) method.

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