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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Studio] Assigning String to Text widget even if it's null
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:48:07 GMT
On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 6:19 PM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny <elecharny@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> a Text widget does not accept null values. It forces us to test if the
> value is null, and if so, we inject a "".
>
how about extending the TextWidget to make this automatically happen?
(not sure whether there is any practical limitation for doing this in SWT)

>
> I'm willing to add a method in common-ui CommonUIUtils class that do
> this check instead of having to test that all over the code. May be
> tehre is already such a method spmewhere else ?
>
> Here is what I want to add :
>
>
>
>     /**
>      * An utility method that return a String which is never null.
>      *
>      * @param value The incoming value, which can be null
>      * @return The String if it's not null, "" otherwise
>      */
>     public static String getTextvalue( String value )
>     {
>         if ( value == null )
>         {
>             return "";
>         }
>         else
>         {
>             return value;
>         }
>     }
>
> Dead simple...
>
> Let me konw if it's ok.
>
> Thanks !
>



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