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Joseph Russell
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Joined: Jan 08, 2001
Posts: 290
I created a Frame and then created the same thing with a JFrame. While I like the better handeling of the JFrame I thought the Frame had a better appearence on my machine (just running win95). How can I get a JFrame to have the same appearance has a Frame?
Joe
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
Posts: 5040
houston, we have a problem!
i have a rectangle and a cylinder, cylinder looks better.
how can i make the rectangle look like a cylinder.
Just kidding........... , sorry couldn't resist.
I, personally would use Frame unless there are other
pressing demands, which in your case maybe true.
regds.
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Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

A frame all by itself is a pretty featureless thing. I admit not seeing a difference when I tested it on my machine.
If you refer to the components inside your frame, then maybe you can change the L&F (Look & Feel) to something different.
I can post some code to do this if you want.
Joseph Russell
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Joined: Jan 08, 2001
Posts: 290
I suppose I'll just play with it. I'm determined to use a JFrame soooo I'll beat it till it looks like I want it to. I'll have to take my code and run it on a different machine though and see if maybe it's just because I have a piece of junk at work...
Joe
 
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