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How to create horizontal menus

vin Hari
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Joined: Nov 16, 2006
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hello all,
Iam creting menu driven program in which i want horizontal menus
for ex:Instead of
File Edit View

i want

File
Edit
View

in this fashion iam using border layout and also menubar for adding menus
please can anyone help me .
Maneesh Godbole
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Originally posted by vin Hari:

i want

File
Edit
View.


Instead of adding the Edit and View menu to the JMenuBar, add them to the File Menu, and add only the File Menu to the JMenuBar.


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vin Hari
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Joined: Nov 16, 2006
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Hello,
Thank you for reply,i got it anyhow,
my new question is i want to separate the menu with separators
which iam not getting means
File
------
edit
-----

like this if iam using filemenu.addSeparator() it is for separating menuitems not menus if iam using menubar.addSeparator() it showing error, and also i want to give different colors for menu means a file menu with different color and edit with different in order to differentiate them what to do please help me.
[ October 14, 2007: Message edited by: vin Hari ]
Maneesh Godbole
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Try this :

Is this what you want to do? If not can you post your code so I can try to figure out whats going on?
vin Hari
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Joined: Nov 16, 2006
Posts: 161
Hello ,
Thank you for reply ,it is working ,but my problem still for the separators for menus iam using vertical menu bar hence my menu looks
File
Edit
View
but iwant to sepatate them with separators if iam using filemenu.addSeparator() it for separating the menuitems in the filemenu
if i use menubar.addSeparator() it is error ,please tell me how to separate these menus please help me.thanks in advance.
 
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