Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell

Errata for Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell

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Page xiii

Second paragraph; The second sentence reads: "Jeanette Hung, of Sun Microsystems;" It should be changed to: "Jeannette Hung, of Sun Microsystems;"

Anonymous   
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Page xii
In the "Conventions used in This Book" section, where it said:

Franklin Gothic Compressed Substituted: <varlistentry><term><literal role="FGB">Franklin Gothic Book Condensed</literal></term> Where it said: Franklin Gothic Compressed Bold Substituted: <varlistentry><term><literal role="FGC">Franklin Gothic Demi Condensed</literal></term> Where it said: Franklin Gothic Compressed Italic Substituted: <varlistentry><term><literal role="FGI">Franklin Gothic Book Compressed Italic</literal></term>

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1999
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Page 6,45,48,51,53,105,107,119
All application examples

Although not strictly an error, the code does not include a WindowListener to shut down the JVM when the application's window is closed: frame.addWindowListener(new WindowAdapter(){ public void windowClosing(WindowEvent e) { System.exit(0); } });

Anonymous   
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Page 26

2nd paragraph; The third sentence reads: To display formatted text, simply specify a string of HTML text that begins with an <HTML> tag. It should be changed to: To display formatted text, simply specify a string of HTML text that begins with an <html> tag."

Anonymous   
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Page 32

Middle of the page; the code block under "Keyboard Actions" reads: KeyStroke up = KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_UP); KeyStroke down = KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_DOWN); KeyStroke pgup = KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_PAGE_UP); KeyStroke pgdown=KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_PAGE_DOWN); It should read: KeyStroke up = KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_UP, 0); KeyStroke down = KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_DOWN, 0); KeyStroke pgup = KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_PAGE_UP, 0); KeyStroke pgdown=KeyStroke.getKeyStroke(java.awt.event.KeyEvent.VK_PAGE_DOWN, 0); Additionally, in the "panel" lines that follow this code, JComponent.WHEN_ANCESTOR_OF_FOCUSED_WINDOW should be changed to: JComponent.WHEN_ANCESTOR_OF_FOCUSED_COMPONENT This occurs 4 times.

Anonymous   
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Page 43
The code at the top of this page; The code currently looks like this

public void saveAs() { JFileChooser chooser = new JFileChooser(); int result = chooser.showSaveDialog(mainpane); if (result == JFileChooser.APPROVE_OPTION) save(chooser.getSelectedFile()); } It should be changed to look like this: public void saveAs() { JFileChooser chooser = new JFileChooser(); int result = chooser.showSaveDialog(mainpane); if (result == JFileChooser.APPROVE_OPTION) save(chooser.getSelectedFile()); }

Anonymous   
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Page 46
Middle of the page, two new lines of code should be inserted

// Check mouse button release events, too. public void mouseReleased(MouseEvent e) { mousePressed(e); } The whole block, including the two new lines, should read: // Arrange to display the popup menu when the user clicks in the window panel.addMouseListener(new MouseAdapter() { public void mousePressed(MouseEvent e) { // Check whether this is the right type of event to pop up a popup // menu on this platform. Usually checks for right button down. if (e.isPopupTrigger()) popup.show((Component)e.getSource(), e.getX(), e.getY()); } // Check mouse button release events, too. public void mouseReleased(MouseEvent e) { mousePressed(e); } });

Anonymous   
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Page 99
First and third equations

The affine transform matrix should have the following content in the 3x3 matrix: sx shx tx shy sy ty 0 0 1 The identity matrix should have the following content in the 3x3 matrix: 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

Anonymous   
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Page 100

The text reads: "When matrix elements are passed to or returned by an AffineTransform in an array of float or double values, they are stored in this order: [m00, m10, m01, m11, m01, m12] This corresponds to the following order using our mnemonic names: [sx, shy, sy, tx, ty]" It should be changed to: "When matrix elements are passed to or returned by an AffineTransform in an array of float or double values, they are stored in this order: [m00, m10, m01, m11, m02, m12] This corresponds to the following order using our mnemonic names: [sx, shy, shx, sy, tx, ty]"

Anonymous   
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Page 106

Code example; The comment before g2.translate reads: //Use the top and left margins specificed in the PageFormat Note It should be changed to read: //Use the top and left margins specificed in the PageFormat. Note

Anonymous   
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Page 134
Top of page

...untrusted applet are... should be changed to: ...untrusted applets are...

Anonymous   
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Page 150, 156
Figures 8-1 and 9-2

In the Key, the octagon shaped box that says "FINAL CLASS" should actually be a parallelogram that says "ABSTRACT CLASS".

Anonymous   
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Page 402
Figure 23-3

The "AbstractAction" box should be a parallelogram, not a rectangle.

Anonymous   
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Page 458
First paragraph

In listing valid values for the argument messageType, it lists INFO_MESSAGE. This should be changed to INFORMATION_MESSAGE.

Anonymous   
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Page 531
Figure 26-1;

The "MenuEvent" box should be changed to read "MouseEvent".

Anonymous   
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Page 547

TreeModelEvent section; The first sentence reads: "An event of this type is generated when the contents of a java.awt.event.tree.TreeModel change." It should be changed to read: "An event of this type is generated when the contents of a javax.swing.tree.TreeModel change."

Anonymous   
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Page 600

"Document" section; the last sentence of the first paragraph reads: When a JTree component displays a Document, the Element tree is used to create a tree of View objects that display the individual elements. It should be changed to read: When a JTextComponent displaysa Document, the Element tree is used to create a tree of View objects that display the individual elements.

Anonymous   
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Page 639
"HTML.tag" section; In the second sentence "be-hav-iorbehavior" should be

changed to "behavior".

Anonymous   
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Page 689
1st paragraph

The text reads: When you call redo(), it redoes the next significant edit and all insignificant errors that follow it. It should be changed to read: When you call redo(), it redoes the next significant edit and all insignificant errors that precede it.

Anonymous