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From Greg Brown <gkbr...@mac.com>
Subject Re: Actions and Components
Date Mon, 29 Mar 2010 20:01:18 GMT
Nah, they're just classes - you can put them wherever it makes the most sense.  :-)

On Mar 29, 2010, at 3:54 PM, Mike Smorul wrote:

> Thanks, I'll switch to that, the description on the javadoc seemed to
> imply they were supposed to be used as separate classes.
> 
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com> wrote:
>> In cases where I have used actions like this, I have generally created inner classes
that can see the WTKX-bound member variables of the outer class; e.g.:
>> 
>> public class MyWindow extends Window implements Bindable {
>>    @WTKX private TextInput input;
>> 
>>    public class MyAction extends Action {
>>        @Override
>>        public void perform() {
>>            doSomething(input.getText());
>>        }
>>    }
>> }
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 29, 2010, at 11:53 AM, Mike Smorul wrote:
>> 
>>> I'm wondering, what is the 'best' way to provide form data to an
>>> action. What I have been doing follows, first create an action class
>>> that gets its input from some components.
>>> 
>>> public class MyAction extends Action
>>> {
>>>     @WTKX private TextInput input
>>> 
>>>    @Override
>>>    public void perform() {
>>>        doSomething(input.getText());
>>>    }
>>> }
>>> 
>>> When the program starts, I'm left adding the actions, then after
>>> loading the wtkx file, then calling bind on my actions to load
>>> components.
>>> 
>>> NamedActionDictionary nd = Action.getNamedActions();
>>>        nd.put("myAction", new MyAction());
>>> ...
>>> ...
>>> 
>>> WTKXSerializer wtkxSerializer = new WTKXSerializer();
>>> window = (Frame) wtkxSerializer.readObject(this, "mainWindow.wtkx");
>>> for (String act : Action.getNamedActions())
>>>        {
>>>            wtkxSerializer.bind(Action.getNamedActions().get(act));
>>>        }
>>> 
>>> Is there a better way?
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Mike
>> 
>> 


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