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JMenu Problem

Cristian Torrealba
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Joined: Sep 21, 2000
Posts: 10
Hi,
i have a problem with JMenu. I have a JMenuItem called "new". If this item is selected a JFileChooser Dialog is launched. After selecting the file and pressing "open" the JMenu is still open and the "new" Item is selected. But that seems to be only the image that was not repainted or disabled, because I can�t select any items. Only if I press the Menu again, I can reproduce my steps. Does anybody know why it is so and how I can get rid of it?
Thanks in advance
Cristi�n
Scott Pedigo
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Joined: Feb 15, 2001
Posts: 15
So did you try putting a repaint() after the call which brings up the dialog to see if that would fix the problem?
seetha gupta
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Joined: Feb 12, 2001
Posts: 4
There is a solution for this. After you select the file dialog box, get the popup menu of the file menuitem and remove it explicitly, by giving setvisible(false). This works fine. Just try it out
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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