JavaFX Scrollable data table example

JavaFx Layout Management: Exercise-14 with Solution

Write a JavaFX application with a ScrollPane that displays a dynamically generated data table.

Sample Solution:

JavaFx Code:


import javafx.application.Application;
import javafx.scene.Scene;
import javafx.scene.control.ScrollPane;
import javafx.scene.control.TableColumn;
import javafx.scene.control.TableView;
import javafx.scene.control.cell.PropertyValueFactory;
import javafx.scene.layout.VBox;
import javafx.stage.Stage;

public class Main extends Application {

    public static void main(String[] args) {

    public void start(Stage primaryStage) {
        primaryStage.setTitle("Data Table with ScrollPane Example");

        // Create a TableView to display the data
        TableView<Person> tableView = new TableView<>();
		        // Create sample data (you can replace this with your own data source)
                new Person("Randel Italo", 24),
                new Person("Sebastian Biff", 32),
                new Person("Beata Adorinda", 20),
                new Person("Anwer Tabita", 37),
                new Person("Cheri Barra", 24)

        // Create columns for the table
        TableColumn<Person, String> nameColumn = new TableColumn<>("Name");
        TableColumn<Person, Integer> ageColumn = new TableColumn<>("Age");

        // Set up cell value factories for the columns
        nameColumn.setCellValueFactory(new PropertyValueFactory<>("name"));
        ageColumn.setCellValueFactory(new PropertyValueFactory<>("age"));

        // Add columns to the table
        TableColumn<Person, ?>[] columns = new TableColumn[] {nameColumn, ageColumn};

        // Create a VBox to hold the TableView
        VBox vbox = new VBox(tableView);

        // Create a ScrollPane and add the VBox to it
        ScrollPane scrollPane = new ScrollPane(vbox);

        // Create a scene and add it to the stage
        Scene scene = new Scene(scrollPane, 300, 200);


    public static class Person {
        private String name;
        private int age;

        public Person(String name, int age) {
            this.name = name;
            this.age = age;

        public String getName() {
            return name;

        public int getAge() {
            return age;

In the exercise above, we create a 'TableView' to display data in tabular format. We define columns for the table and set cell value factories to map data properties to table cells. Sample data is added to the table. A 'VBox' holds the 'TableView', and a 'ScrollPane' is used to display the 'VBox'. Finally, a 'Scene' is created and shown in the 'Stage'.

Note: Replace the sample data with your own data source.

Sample Output:

JavaFx: JavaFX Scrollable data table example


Flowchart: JavaFX Scrollable data table example.

Java Code Editor:

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