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Variable # of ButtonFields and Methods

Hello all, I have a question that I can't solve with my current knowledge, and couldn't find an alternate solution on the internet. So here it goes:


I want to add variable number of buttonfields (depending on the data coming from the database). But the problem is how to fire the clicking event of the buttons ? There is the sample code I've written:



 ButtonField mybutton = new ButtonField(ans.getText(), FIELD_HCENTER | ButtonField.CONSUME_CLICK)


                    protected boolean trackwheelClick(int status, int time)


                        System.out.println(nameID.toString()+"   "+ stateID.toString());

                        return true ;






please don't be worried about any variable names etc, the only problem is I can't see  nameID and stateID on the console. so somehow the buttons I created in this loop don't do their events. What should I do ?

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Re: Variable # of ButtonFields and Methods

if you create the button with consume_click navigationclick is not executed. you can do either one, not both.
if you return true in your navigationclick the button consumes it as well.
another option is a fielchangelistener (with consume_click)

there are several possible approaches to identify your buttons if you use a fieldchangelistener:
the easiest would be to store all added buttons in a data structure like a vector. you can decide which action to take by index.
you could also create your own class that extends button and features an identifier, similar to html buttons that have both a label and an (invisible) command.
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Re: Variable # of ButtonFields and Methods

thanks, implementing the field change listener and storing the buttonfields in a vector solved the problem. Although this is the first time I really look for the addressing in the C++, since you can't pass the reference of an object in java. Thanks anyways, I get it working now.