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Java2D in SWT/JFace

G Vigna

Joined: Jun 01, 2005
Posts: 11

I am working in migrating from Swing to SWT. Some part of the existing application has Java2D contents (diagrams). Is it possible to reuse the Java2D part in SWT?

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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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It's possible to use Swing components within your SWT application, although last time I checked this worked only on Windows, and was supported only in an internal package. But they were working on making it an exported API and also giving it cross-platform support.

Search for the Eclipse API class named "SWT_AWT" to check its current status.

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G Vigna

Joined: Jun 01, 2005
Posts: 11
Thanks. I shall look into SWT_AWT.
I agree. Here's the link:
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