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Jodi Clackers
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Joined: Sep 04, 2004
Posts: 4
hello ppl....having trouble with the check boxes in this code. I've never attempted to do this before, prolly why i have a 'fumbling around in the dark' feeling.

Any feedback would be muchly appreciated =0)


Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
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Moving this to the Swing / AWT / SWT / JFace forum...


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Craig Wood
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Joined: Jan 14, 2004
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From your import statement it looks like you want to write a Swing (vis–a–vis AWT) application. It is recommended that we do not mix them; use either all AWT or all Swing. So the first change is to make everything a "J" component.

Writing GUI apps requires some learning about layout managers. If you'll read about the basic ones, viz, FlowLayout, BorderLayout and GridLayout, and learn to use them you can layout just about anything in your GUIs. Using a combination of layout managers is easy; just build one JPanel at a time.

This line is okay

as long as your CheckBoxListener class doesn't have any other methods in it that you need to call with the reference cblistener. Otherwise you would declare it

Don't change ponies in mid–stream:


[ September 05, 2004: Message edited by: Craig Wood ]
 
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