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Thread: Need help with putting restraints on my text area.

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    Default Need help with putting restraints on my text area.

    my code works its just that my textarea in my message box runs out of my set window.

     
    import java.io.*;
    import java.awt.*;
    import java.awt.event.*;
    import javax.swing.*;
     
    public class Email extends JFrame implements ActionListener {
    	private JTextField toField;
    	private JTextField ccField;
    	private JTextField bccField;
    	private JTextField subjectField;
    	private JTextArea message;
    	private JButton send;
    	private JButton clear;
     
     
    	public Email() {
    		send = new JButton("SEND");
    		clear = new JButton("CLEAR");
    		toField = new JTextField(40);
    		ccField = new JTextField(40);
    		bccField = new JTextField(40);
    		subjectField = new JTextField(40);
    		message = new JTextArea(20,30);
    		message.setPreferredSize(new Dimension(10,20));
    		JPanel toPanel = new JPanel(new BorderLayout());
    		JPanel ccPanel = new JPanel(new BorderLayout());
    		JPanel bccPanel = new JPanel(new BorderLayout());
    		JPanel subjectPanel = new JPanel(new BorderLayout());
    		JPanel messagePanel = new JPanel(new BorderLayout());
    		toPanel.add(new JLabel("To:"), BorderLayout.WEST);
    		toPanel.add(toField, BorderLayout.EAST);
    		ccPanel.add(new JLabel("CC:"), BorderLayout.WEST);
    		ccPanel.add(ccField, BorderLayout.EAST);
    		bccPanel.add(new JLabel("BCC:"), BorderLayout.WEST);
    		bccPanel.add(bccField, BorderLayout.EAST);
    		subjectPanel.add(new JLabel("Subject:"), BorderLayout.WEST);
    		subjectPanel.add(subjectField, BorderLayout.EAST);
    		messagePanel.add(new JLabel("Message:"), BorderLayout.WEST);
    		messagePanel.add(message, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
    		JPanel layout = new JPanel(new GridLayout(5,1));
    		layout.add(toPanel);
    		layout.add(ccPanel);
    		layout.add(bccPanel);
    		layout.add(subjectPanel);
     
    		JPanel buttonPanel = new JPanel(new GridLayout(1,0));
    		send.addActionListener(this);
    		clear.addActionListener(this);
    		buttonPanel.add(send);
    		buttonPanel.add(clear);
     
    		add(layout, BorderLayout.NORTH);
    		add(messagePanel, BorderLayout.CENTER);
    		add(buttonPanel, BorderLayout.SOUTH);		
     
    	}
     
    	public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent event) {
     
     
    		try{		
    			if(event.getSource() == send) {
     
    				if(toField.getText().contains("@")) {
     
    					PrintWriter writer = new PrintWriter("email.txt");
    					writer.println("To: " + toField.getText());
    					writer.println("CC: " + ccField.getText());
    					writer.println("BCC: " + bccField.getText());
    					writer.println("Subject: " + subjectField.getText());
    					writer.println("Message: " + message.getText());
    					writer.close();
    					JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "MESSAGE SENT!");
    					toField.setText("");
    					ccField.setText("");
    					bccField.setText("");
    					subjectField.setText("");
    					message.setText("");
    				}
    				else
    					JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Please enter a receipient!");
    			}
    		}
    		catch(IOException e) {
    		}	
    		if(event.getSource() == clear) {
    			toField.setText("");
    			ccField.setText("");
    			bccField.setText("");
    			subjectField.setText("");
    			message.setText("");
    		}
    	}
     
     
     
    	public static void main(String[] args) {
            Email win = new Email();
            win.setPreferredSize(new Dimension(500,500));
    		win.setResizable(false);
    		win.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
            win.pack();
            win.setVisible(true);
        }
    }


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    Default Re: Need help with putting restraints on my text area.

    Which JTextField is it? What are you adding it to exactly? I see quite a few JTextFields in your code, so I'm not sure which one you're talking about...
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