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show() or setVisisble() may be used for displaying the frame.
For displaying Frame, we need setSize and setVisible methods. can
the setVisible be replaced by show() method??
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Madhav Lakkapragada
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While I am not sure if its a good practice or not,
but yes, it works. The documentation on the API
doesnot say much.....To me it looks like this should
be used in conjunction with hide().


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Jim Yingst
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show() and hide() are deprecated since 1.1. Yes, you can still use them, but it's preferred that you use setVisible() instead. I think that the only reason for this is that Sun wanted method names to be more standardized. setXXX() and getXXX() are the standard names for methods which access a field XXX. This is important particularly if you are making a JavaBean out of the class, which is what Sun was doing when they made the change I think.


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