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JTabbedPane - addTab issue

Matt Fielder
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Joined: Oct 27, 2004
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I have lines in my Tabbed Pane class to add tabs to the panes. This is one.



According to the API, I can use this framework for this setup.


void addTab(String title, Icon icon, Component component, String tip)
Adds a component and tip represented by a title and/or icon, either of which can be null.


I have created a Welcome() class as a dummy class so that the reference doesn't fail.

I think the issue is with the "Component component" of new Welcome(). Why is this giving me problems and how should I proceed? Should I make a method that calls the Component constructor and call that method instead?

Thanks in advance
Matt

JDK 1.5
IDE Eclipse
 
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