<AWT Dev> Should TextField Documentation be updated ?

Alexandr Scherbatiy alexandr.scherbatiy at oracle.com
Mon Feb 1 11:34:49 UTC 2016

   What is behavior of text controls on different OSes (Windows, Linux, 
Mac OS X)?
   Is new line character is replaced to to a space, preserved, or the 
text is truncated?


On 1/28/2016 3:19 AM, Ambarish Rapte wrote:
> Hi,
> If the input string contains new line character, then TextField 
> replaces it with space character.
> This is not documented at java docs,
> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/index.html?java/awt/TextField.html
>                 Could you please provide views on whether to update 
> the awt.TextField documentation with above behavior ?
>                 Some more information:
>                 The behavior was corrected for Windows with bug fix 
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8055197
>                 After this bug fix, This behavior is common across 
> platforms.
> Thanks,
> Ambarish

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