JList is a Java Swing component that displays a list of objects and allows the user to select one or more items
JTable is a Java Swing component used to display and edit regular two-dimensional tables of cells.
Jcomponents tablecelleditor example
"I don t really think that jtable will help you here anyhow better than jlist - it has the same rendering strategy"
from question "Java styling JList for a chat"
"I think jtable would be better jcomponents as jlist because there you can implements tablecelleditor maybe example with similair output here"
from question "JButton in JList Handling"
"A jlist would probably be better than a jtable"
from question "Java Thumbnail View"