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Freeform Window

Mike Cole
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Joined: Sep 25, 2006
Posts: 38
Just a small question is it possible to make a window which is not square...
Something like some audio-app-skins where you can the desktop behind it and the player itself has something like a circle as window form or something... yeah, the description is a bit vague because i dont know how thats called

If it is possible to do so, i would appriciate some hints and tips.


Parth Bhatt
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Joined: Oct 19, 2005
Posts: 58

I've had a v similar problem n i posted it a few days a go here on javaranch...

The reply i got was quite satisfying... follow the link to Check it out yourself...

Customizing the shape of a JFrame

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Mike Cole
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Joined: Sep 25, 2006
Posts: 38
Rock n' Roll... that looks exactly like what i was searching for!

Thnx, can't wait to take a look at it @home.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Freeform Window