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How to show Modelless Frame

Vishal Patel

Joined: Jun 22, 2004
Posts: 13
I want to show one frame from another frame. And at a time we can work on most shown frame.
Gurumurthy Ramamurthy
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Joined: Feb 13, 2003
Posts: 273
Pls. elaborate your qn.
Kriti Garg
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Joined: Sep 13, 2004
Posts: 50

the method setModal(true) is available in JDialog not in JFrame.

what you can do is onshowing of second frame setFocable and setEnabled to false of first frame again setting then to tru when second frame closes.

or use JDialog.

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