Responding to Tab Selections: Mastering Java Swing Part 64

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How to detect tab pane changes in Swing.

Sometimes you want your application to do something when the user clicks a tab in a JTabbedPane. This tutorial covers adding change listeners to tab controls to detect when the active tab is changed. We'll also look at another JList example.

Using ChangeListener to listen to tab selection events
Finding out which tab is active
Another JList example