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JOptionPane question

Barry Brashear
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Joined: Jun 05, 2001
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I want a dialog box to open with an informational message and remain
open for 3 seconds then close. Can I do this with JOptionPane? If not,
what should I use?

Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 9070

From the Java Tutorial: How To Make Dialogs

For most simple modal dialogs, you create and show the dialog using one of JOptionPane's showXxxDialog methods. . . If you need to control the dialog's window-closing behavior or if the dialog isn't modal, then you should directly instantiate JOptionPane and add it to a JDialog instance. Then invoke setVisible(true) on the JDialog to make it appear.

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Craig Wood
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Joined: Jan 14, 2004
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You can use a JWindow with a timer.
I agree. Here's the link:
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