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JMenu items creating problems

Ashish Bhaskar

Joined: Mar 26, 2001
Posts: 2
I have a application using the JMenuBar withe some MenuItems . The application frame also contains some other components like buttons , textfields etc. The problem is that the menuitem are hiding below the other components whenever the menubar is clicked. That is i am able to see the menuitems which are above the other components. Please reply soon
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
If you have a JMenuBar you need to be using JMenu's and JMenuItems. If you mix AWT components (which are heavyweight) and Swing components (which are lightweight = no os peer component) the AWT stuff will hide the swing stuff.

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Ashish Bhaskar

Joined: Mar 26, 2001
Posts: 2
Hi Cindy,
I am using JMenu with JMenuItems ....but the problem is not over..
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
What about the other components you mentioned? Are they JButtons and JTextFields or are you using AWT components?
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