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multiline text on button- urgent

charol kite
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Joined: Aug 24, 2001
Posts: 2
I/m posting this topic again.I need a button to have label on diff lines(like say click and here on 2 lines).Its possible with swing if I use html tag etc but in my architecture I cannot use swing components.
can I use couple of awt components and give the look and function of button and work it out
Thanks for the help
Vinod Venugopal
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Joined: Dec 06, 2000
Posts: 148
If you would have used Swing buttons then you could have added 2 labels to it made it look like a multiline one. Or you can create your own custom JButton by extending JButton and overriding its paint method. In that method, you would tokenize your string based on \n, do a few spacing calculations, draw your button, and then draw your broken text.
For AWT ,maybe you could use 2 textfields, make them editable(false) & stuff, play with the borders & make it look like a button, then its possible.


- Vinod<br />-------<br />SCJP2
ravindran shanmugam
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Joined: Aug 30, 2001
Posts: 15

Try this
JButton jb = new JButton("< HTML > Hello < BR > World < /HTML >");

[This message has been edited by ravindran shanmugam (edited August 30, 2001).]
 
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