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Re: Need a multi-column list widget for SWT [message #588886] Tue, 04 March 2008 16:30
Matthew Hall is currently offline Matthew HallFriend
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This is the SWT newsgroup. The Nebula controls are supported on the newsgroup. I am copying your question there
as these are the right people to answer your question. I have not
actually used Gallery beyond a cursory glance--Nicolas Richeton is the
Gallery maintainer and should be able to help you.


Martin Thompson wrote:
> For both the grid and gallery stuff ffrom Nebula I get errors similar to (or
> exactly the same as):
> java.lang.Error: Unresolved compilation problems:
> The constructor Grid(Shell, int) is undefined
> The method setText(String) is undefined for the type GridColumn
> at main.GridSnippet1.main(
> Exception in thread "main"
> Any ideas why there examples don't refer to existing methods and
> constructors???
> "Matthew Hall" <> wrote in message
> news:fqhp7o$5fc$
>> Take a look at the API javadocs--I believe this is supported. It was
>> designed for photos but you can just as easily create a GalleryItem, set
>> the text property, and leave the image property null.
>> Matthew
>> Martin Thompson wrote:
>>> The gallery control appears to be for photo galleries... I just want a
>>> multi-selectable list of text strings.
>>> "Matthew Hall" <> wrote in message
>>> news:fqhfg0$bsq$
>>>> It sounds like you want a control like Windows Explorer while in "List"
>>>> view. I'm don't know of any SWT controls that do this, however the
>>>> Nebula Gallery control might come close:
>>>> The Nebula project is supported on the
>>>> newsgroup.
>>>> Good luck,
>>>> Matthew
>>>> Martin Thompson wrote:
>>>>> Is there such a beast? I don't need much functionality just
>>>>> 1) the ability to do wrapping to new column after x number of entries
>>>>> in a list
>>>>> 2) multi-selection of list entries
>>>>> 3) ability to specify number of rows/columns in the list
>>>>> Any ideas? This doesn't seem like a lot to ask... and it has been asked
>>>>> before on the web ... just not sure if it has been addressed here...
>>>>> but didn't find it in a search...
>>>>> regards,
>>>>> Martin
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