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JList highlighed stay on previously selected item

I am wondering if there is way to twist JList such that the highlight still remains on previously selected item after other item is selected.
For example, this list has 4 items: A, B, C, D
If I select A, A will be highlighted.
I then select C, C will be highlighted and A still remains highlighted as well.
I then re-select A again, A now becomes "de-highlighted".

Thanks in advance,

May 6 '09 #1
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11,448 Expert 8TB
Doesn't one of the selection modes, using the setSelectionMode( ... ) method help you?

kind regards,

May 7 '09 #2
Can you be more specific, JosAH?
I tried the below code borrowed from Hans Muller, Sun java website, and it makes item being toggle only but does not keep 2 items highlighted.

JList list = new JList(MyArray);
list.setSelectionModel(new ToggleSelectionModel());

class ToggleSelectionModel extends DefaultListSelectionModel
public void setSelectionInterval(int index0, int index1) {
if (isSelectedIndex(index0)) {
super.removeSelectionInterval(index0, index1);
else {
super.setSelectionInterval(index0, index1);
May 7 '09 #3
11,448 Expert 8TB
Try to set the selection mode:

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  1. JList yourList ...;
  3. yourList.setSelectionMode(
kind regards,

May 7 '09 #4

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