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Programming Wireless Devices with the Java™ 2 Platform, Micro Edition, Second Edition by Jim Holliday - Editor, Aleksi Uotila, Mark Patel, Jyri Huopaniemi, Jim Van Peursem, Antero Taivalsaari, Roger Riggs

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9.1. List

The List class is a Screen that displays a list of choice items. The choice items are called elements. Each element has an associated string and may have an icon (an Image). There are three types of Lists: implicit, exclusive, and multiple choice. The type of the List is selected when the List is constructed and cannot be changed during the lifetime of the List object. The look and feel of Lists varies from one type of List to another, as illustrated in the examples below. Also, note that different MIDP implementations may render the Lists differently.

When a List is being displayed, the user can interact with it, for instance, by traversing from element to element. The traversal may cause the List to be scrolled. These traversing and ...

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