How to change selection listener in JComboBox?

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I'm trying to get an event to fire whenever a choice is made from a JComboBox.

The problem I'm having is that there is no obvious addSelectionListener() method.

I've tried to use actionPerformed() but it never fires.

Short of overriding the model for the JComboBox I'm out of ideas.

How do I get notified of a selection change on a JComboBox?

Nov 15, 2018 in Java by Neha
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It should respond to ActionListeners, like this:

combo.addActionListener (new ActionListener () {
    public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
        doSomething();
    }
});
answered Nov 15, 2018 by Frankie
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