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Don't want to show the panel building

Steve Wood
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Joined: Jan 08, 2003
Posts: 137
Hi guys,

I've noticed that sometimes when you create a JPanel and fill it with components, it is shown to the end user.

What I mean is. Even though the operation happens very quickly, you can still see the system constructing the panel.

Is there a way to stop this from happening? Am I doing something in the wrong order?

Any help is much appreciated.


Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
ensure setVisible() is coded after the panel is constructed
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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