ItemEvent class in java.awt.event package is used for handling events created when a check box or a list item is clicked. It also handles events created when a choice selection is made or when a menu item which can be checked is selected or deselected.
Integer constants defined by ItemEvent class:
- SELECTED: When an item is selected.
- DESELECTED: When an item is de-selected.
- ITEM_STATE_CHANGED: When state is changed for an item.
Constructor defined by ItemEvent class:
By using source, type of event, item, and state.
ItemEvent(ItemSelectable src, int type, Object entry, int state)
Methods defined by ItemEvent class:
getItem( ) method: It is used to get the reference to the item.
Object getItem( )
getItemSelectable( ) method: It is used to get the reference to ItemSelectable object.
ItemSelectable getItemSelectable( )
getStateChange( ) method: It returns change of state for an item.
int getStateChange( )