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Transparent Accessibility/Automation improvements for Java programs on Windows

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016716D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jul-10
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A problem with automating control of a Java* program with a GUI containing a java.awt.list is that the list items, which are in random order, can only be accessed by ordinal position. This is solved by replacing the java.awt.List class with a new java class, compliant to the java.awt.List interface, but internally implemented using a scrolling panel of java.awt.Button's.