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mark smith
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Joined: Apr 05, 2005
Posts: 246

on panel, i have a JTabbedPane

On this JTabbedPane, i have 2 panel

in the EntityInfoPanel, i have a button i would like to close my EntityPanel

i do

but that close only the JTabbedPane not EntityPanel

how to do it?

Rob Camick
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Joined: Jun 13, 2009
Posts: 2155
Panels don't close. That something JFrames and JDialogs do.

So I'm guessing your looking for:

mark smith
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Joined: Apr 05, 2005
Posts: 246
my error... EntityPanel is on JDialog...

so in the button event of EntityInfoPanel i do: this.getTopLevelAncestor().setVisible(false); //a

i put an addWindowListener on the JDialog, windowClosing is not never called..... i thinking i could called after line //a
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