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How modal is too modal?

Nicholas George

Joined: Feb 19, 2004
Posts: 9
So I want to have a JDialog whose job is to connect to an external device. While the dialog is up, the application should be stuck on the dialog. This I understand to be 'modal.' The problem is that my modal dialog is even blocking itself out of doing anything. The Code:

It prints "1", but doesn't print "2" until the dialog is closed. How do I make it so the connect dialog is locked as the enabled window, but without locking itself out?

Edit: It occurs to me that this might just not be the job of a dialog. Can I make a JFrame that will be 'modal' as I understand the word?
[ June 06, 2008: Message edited by: Nicholas George ]
Nicholas George

Joined: Feb 19, 2004
Posts: 9
Figured this one out. Just have to handle things with events...
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: How modal is too modal?
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