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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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9.4. Form

A Form is a Screen that may contain a combination of Items, including StringItems, ImageItems, editable TextFields, editable DateFields, Gauges, and ChoiceGroups. Any of the subclasses of Item defined by the MIDP Specification may be contained within a Form. The device handles layout, traversal, and possible scrolling automatically. The entire contents of the Form scroll up and down together. Horizontal scrolling is not generally available. This means that the MIDP Specification does not forbid a device to implement this, but it is not endorsed. When a device allows only vertical scrolling, the layout and traversal model is easier and matches the limited set of controls available on a typical mobile information device. Applications ...

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