Tagging UI control

Jonathan Giles jonathan.giles at oracle.com
Mon Sep 8 21:32:57 UTC 2014

ControlsFX has a CustomTextField component that allows for nodes to be 
placed on the left / right of a normal TextField, without overlapping 
the text. I would probably use that internally along with some custom 
code to render the individual tags in an HBox on the left.

-- Jonathan

On 8/09/2014 8:02 p.m., Robert Krüger wrote:
> Hi,
> how would one go about implementing (i.e. use which api) a tagging
> control (e.g. like http://xoxco.com/projects/code/tagsinput/) in JFX
> or is this already available in an existing extension library?
> Is this easily done with a bit of text parsing and CSS magic or as
> fiddely as building a rich text editor or does it even make sense to
> build this by integrating a web component and using an existing
> javascript-based solution (which feels a bit odd)?
> Thanks in advance for any opinions/pointers.
> Robert

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