Check

Box that can be filled with a check. Build powerful forms!

Examples

TotalCross includes a wide range of modifications for your Check, use Control methods.

package com.totalcross;
import totalcross.ui.MainWindow;
import totalcross.ui.gfx.Color;
import totalcross.ui.Check;
import totalcross.sys.Settings;
public class HelloWorld extends MainWindow {
public HelloWorld() {
setUIStyle(Settings.MATERIAL_UI);
}
@Override
public void initUI() {
try {
Check red = new Check("Red");
Check green = new Check("Green");
Check blue = new Check("Blue");
red.setForeColor(Color.RED);
green.setForeColor(Color.GREEN);
blue.setForeColor(Color.BLUE);
add(red, LEFT+100, CENTER-40);
add(green, LEFT+100, CENTER);
add(blue, LEFT+100, CENTER+40);
} catch (Exception exception) {
// Handle exception
}
}
}

Box and text with different colors

In some situations, it may be necessary to use different colors for the box and the text.

package com.totalcross;
import totalcross.ui.MainWindow;
import totalcross.ui.gfx.Color;
import totalcross.ui.Check;
import totalcross.sys.Settings;
public class HelloWorld extends MainWindow {
public HelloWorld() {
setUIStyle(Settings.MATERIAL_UI);
}
@Override
public void initUI() {
try {
Check check = new Check("Check!");
check.checkColor = Color.RED;
check.textColor = Color.BLUE;
add(check, CENTER, CENTER);
} catch (Exception exception) {
// Handle exception
}
}
}

Custom left gap

Increase or decrease the spacing between box and text try check.textLeftGap = 20

Responsive text split

Have more responsive texts using check.autoSplit = true. Useful for applications that deal with resizing

Behind the Class

Attributes

Type

Name

Description

boolean

autoSplit

Set to true to let the Check split its text based on the width every time its width changes

int

checkColor

Set to the color of the check, if you want to make it different of the foreground color

int

textColor

Sets the text color of the check

int

textLeftGap

Set gap size between check box and text

Methods

Type

Name

Description

Constructor

Check(String Text)

Creates a check control displaying the given text

Boolean

isChecked( )

Returns the checked state of the control

String

getText( )

Gets the text displayed in the check

void

setChecked(boolean checked)

Sets the checked state of the control

void

setChecked(boolean checked, boolean sendPress)

Sets the checked state of the control, and send the press event if desired

void

setText(String text)

Sets the text that is displayed in the check

void

split(int maxWidth)

Splits the text to the given width

References