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Very Large Strings in JTextArea

Posted by Joe McDaniel on August 01, 2001 at 3:15 PM

JTextArea's PlainDocument seems to be the limitation in putting very large amounts of text into a JTextArea (over 9m characters, for instance). I believe the approach is to replace the AbstractDocument.Content with something that is very simple. I would like a bit of help in getting started on this. Basically, I need read-only so no inserts, deletes, etc -- a String model or byte[] should be sufficient.


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