Swing JTextArea Tutorial with Complete Programming Example

In this Chapter you will learn:
1. What is JTextArea in Swing?
2. JTextArea with Action Listener
3. JTextArea with Example

JTextArea component is used for displaying or asking multiple line of text. For example when you need to ask user address or feedback, JTextArea should be used. JTextArea Asks and Displays information in Plain Text

Programming Example

You can use JTextArea in your Java Programming, like that:

Output:

JTextArea with ActionListener

Here, I am going to present a simple ActionListener Demo in which a button will display total number of words and text length of JTextArea.

Summary

In this tutorial, you learned how to use JTextArea in Swing with ActionListener. A complete programming example guides you better than theory. In the next chapter you will learn JcheckBox in Swing.


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