public class ContainerEvent extends ComponentEvent
A low-level event which indicates that a container's contents changed because a component was added or removed.
Container events are provided for notification purposes ONLY; The AWT will automatically handle changes to the containers contents internally so that the program works properly regardless of whether the program is receiving these events or not.
This low-level event is generated by a container object (such as a Panel) when a component is added to it or removed from it. The event is passed to every
ContainerAdapter object which registered to receive such events using the component's
addContainerListener method. (
ContainerAdapter objects implement the
ContainerListener interface.) Each such listener object gets this
ContainerEvent when the event occurs.
An unspecified behavior will be caused if the
id parameter of any particular
ContainerEvent instance is not in the range from
ContainerListener, Tutorial: Writing a Container Listener, Serialized Form
public static final int CONTAINER_FIRST
The first number in the range of ids used for container events.
public static final int CONTAINER_LAST
The last number in the range of ids used for container events.
public static final int COMPONENT_ADDED
This event indicates that a component was added to the container.
public static final int COMPONENT_REMOVED
This event indicates that a component was removed from the container.
public ContainerEvent(Component source, int id, Component child)
This method throws an
Componentobject (container) that originated the event
id- An integer indicating the type of event. For information on allowable values, see the class description for
child- the component that was added or removed
public Container getContainer()
Returns the originator of the event.
Containerobject that originated the event, or
nullif the object is not a
public Component getChild()
Returns the component that was affected by the event.
public String paramString()
Returns a parameter string identifying this event. This method is useful for event-logging and for debugging.
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