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LWUIT 1.1 for Java ME Developers by Biswajit Sarkar

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Chapter 6. TextArea and TextField

Display and editing of text are probably the most commonly used features of software applications. As small devices like mobile phones grow in terms of computational capabilities, applications running on these platforms become more complex. They are now able to address a wide variety of functional requirements. Consequently, components for handling text are highly important building blocks in libraries like LWUIT.

Consider an email client running on mobile phones. The first action on opening such an application is likely to be to log in. Subsequently, you would possibly read a mail from the Inbox or compose a new message. Both of these activities will require text handling. If the UI for this application is built ...

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