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david john

Joined: Oct 16, 2008
Posts: 16
I am learning JAVA and I am trying to create a GUI. I want to run the below mentioned program. Please help me.... what should i pass to the new object created of the class in its static method.Thanks in Advance for your help.

[ November 23, 2008: Message edited by: david john ]
pete stein

Joined: Feb 23, 2007
Posts: 1561
The first thing that you should do is to study Sun Swing tutorial as it is the best single way I know of learning how to code Swing. There you will learn good Swing-habits from the get go. There you will learn that JComponents must be placed within a root container of some sort (either directly or indirectly by placing in another JComponent that is in a hierarchy that leads to a root container).

One way to show your class would be to add it to a JFrame like so:

Oops, one last thing. Do you know that there is a Swing forum here where all Swing questions should go. Reason being, you'll have a much better chance of running into a true Swing guru in that forum. Here you'll be stuck with folks like me. So while I'd leave this discussion in this current thread, if you have future Swing questions, do give the Swing forum a look.
[ November 23, 2008: Message edited by: pete stein ]
david john

Joined: Oct 16, 2008
Posts: 16
Pete, Thanks a lot!
I will try to learn more about Swing...
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 46349
Probably best to move this thread to the Swing forum.
Balajee Ramachandran

Joined: Nov 30, 2008
Posts: 2
[Thread hijack removed. And please do not post the same question in more than one place.]
[ November 30, 2008: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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