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Text field: AutoText edit

Use an AutoText edit field to automatically correct text that a BlackBerry device user types in the field. The text is corrected based on the AutoText definition list, which lists common typographic errors and corrections. The text is corrected when the user presses the Space key.



Supported since

BlackBerry Java SDK 4.0

More information

For more information about AutoText edit fields, see the UI Guidelines.


This screen shows an AutoText edit field.

import net.rim.device.api.ui.UiApplication;
import net.rim.device.api.ui.container.MainScreen;
import net.rim.device.api.ui.component.AutoTextEditField;

public class AutoTextEditFieldDemo extends UiApplication
    public static void main(String[] args) 
        AutoTextEditFieldDemo theApp = new AutoTextEditFieldDemo();
    public AutoTextEditFieldDemo()
        pushScreen(new AutoTextEditFieldDemoScreen());

class AutoTextEditFieldDemoScreen extends MainScreen
    public  AutoTextEditFieldDemoScreen()
        setTitle("AutoText Edit Field Demo");
        AutoTextEditField myField = new AutoTextEditField("Description: ", "");