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Changing LookAndFeel

Makesh Kumar Ramakrishnan
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How do I use different LookAndFeel for my application?

I used WindowsLookAndFeel for my application. Now I need to use MetalLookAndFeel for a new class with in the application. How can I change to new LookAndFeel?
I tried UIManager.setLookAndFeel method. But It keeps the WindowsLookAndFeel, not changing to MetalLookAndFeel.


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Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
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sounds like the windowsLookAndFeel is being set later in your code

use your ide's edit/find to search for the L&F name, or (possibly) for
SwingUtilities.updateComponentTreeUI //if L&F set after components created
Makesh Kumar Ramakrishnan
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Thanks Michael
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Changing LookAndFeel
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