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multi line in a java.awt.Label

Cyrus Serrano
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is it possible to multi line in a java.awt.Label?

i wish to display a a sentence, the problem is the string doesnt wrap around the Label control.


thanks
Rachel Swailes
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You can try using html tags to display the information eg

<html>my line<br>anotherline</html>
Cyrus Serrano
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sir thank you,


but i needed to display the information inside a java.awt.Label?

help.
luc comeau
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hey cyrus, i think rachel is a woman...maybe not but anyways lol..
She was correct, a JLable can render html,soooooooo...just put that inside ur caption of the JLabel ie.
JLabel j= new JLabel("<html>First line of text <br> Second line of text</html>");

i think thats right atleast.


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Craig Wood
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Check out the LineBreakMeasurer class. Its api includes an example.
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