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    r00tb33r is offline Member
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    Question JTable column header sorting direction arrows and row selection on focus loss

    Hello all,
    I'd like to know how to add UP/DOWN arrows to JTable column headers indicating sorting direction, like one would see in Windows Explorer in "Details" view.
    I would also like to know how to retain row selection (and selected index) when focus leaves JTable component. By default when focus leaves, getSelectedRow() returns -1, as if nothing was selected.
    Help is much appreciated!

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    doWhile is offline Moderator
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    You can a) listed for sorting events, and change the column header title to include up and down arrows using their unicode representation or b) create a custom renderer for the column headers to include arrow images. As for the focus, you should post a short example that demos the problem, since this should not occur normally

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