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How to set Nimbus Look and feel in Netbeans

kunagu varun
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What i want to do is to set Nimbus look and feel for my GUI application developed in Netbeans. When i run the application it uses only the default windows xp theme. I want netbeans to use java themes for my GUI application.

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Rob Spoor
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Check out UIManager and its setLookAndFeel method. You can use the getInstalledLookAndFeels method to get the installed look&feels.

Keep in mind that you need to set the look&feel before you create your user interface. If you set it later you need to call update the UI - use SwingUtilities.updateComponentTreeUI for this.


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