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Searching for Article: "Creating Modal Internal Frames"

Avi Abrami
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I am searching for an article on the Internet entitled "Creating Modal Internal Frames"
The URL for this article is:

However, that URL returns a 404 status.
Perhaps someone can provide an alternative URL?

Ulf Dittmer

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You're in luck; I happen to have a copy of that article around.

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Darryl Burke

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The article states
To display a dialog in an internal frame, you use one of the showInternalXXXDialog methods in JOptionPane. These internal frame dialogs are not modal.

I think that information is dated. I just put this together and it shows that the internal dialog is indeed modal.Until the dialog is dismissed the button can't be clicked. And the sysout only appears in the console after the dialog is closed.

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Avi Abrami
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Thank you Ulf.

Yes, methods "showInternalXXXDialog" in class "JOptionPane" are certainly modal in Java 6.
However my problem is to give the displayed dialog a right-to-left component orientation.
I thought the article may provide some assistance in this matter.

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Searching for Article: "Creating Modal Internal Frames"
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