/OpenJDK 8 GUI

Package javax.swing.filechooser

Contains classes and interfaces used by the JFileChooser component.

See: Description

Class Summary
Class Description

FileFilter is an abstract class used by JFileChooser for filtering the set of files shown to the user.


An implementation of FileFilter that filters using a specified set of extensions.


FileSystemView is JFileChooser's gateway to the file system.


FileView defines an abstract class that can be implemented to provide the filechooser with UI information for a File.

Package javax.swing.filechooser Description

Contains classes and interfaces used by the JFileChooser component.

Note: Most of the Swing API is not thread safe. For details, see Threads and Swing, a section in The Java Tutorial.

Related Documentation

This document forms the complete API specification. For overviews, tutorials, examples, guides, and tool documentation, please see:
  • How to Use File Choosers, a section in The Java Tutorial
  • Internationalization Documentation
  • Input Method Framework Documentation

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