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Jennifer Sohl
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I have a string that outputs the message "Your order number is 999999 and your code is TEST" on a JOptionPane. I want to change the font and the color of the order number, and the code. How on earth can I do something like this??
Thanks for any help!
Nathan Pruett
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Labels support HTML tags, so you could use a FONT tag...



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Jennifer Sohl
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Thanks for the reply! However, I may be doing something wrong. When I tried to put HTML tags in my JLabel, It read displayed it with the HTML tags as text. Am I missing something?
Thanks again!
Zhao Fu Qiang
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Joined: May 29, 2002
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Nathan Pruett is right! Maybe your swing version is low!


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Jennifer Sohl
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I am using j2sdk1.4. This should work shouldn't it?
Dirk Schreckmann
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Jennifer,
Do you have this problem when you compile and run Nathan's example?


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Nathan Pruett
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I'm running under 1.4 also, and I see the HTML tags working...
Jennifer Sohl
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Thanks for the help guys! I ran Nathan's code and it worked. I had previously deleted the code I wrote last time when I tried this on my app, so I redid it. Now it works! Maybe I left something out of the HTML that needed to be in there. I'm not sure what it was. But thanks again for all of your help. You guys are great!
 
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