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naveen yadav
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Joined: Oct 23, 2011
Posts: 384

Hi friends,

i am developing a browser application using swing as a GUI. I am using the JEditorPane class of java api to display a webpage.

code is like

The problem is the JEditorPane class could not do it properly like it increase or decrease the font text of web page, does not place the components where they are place on a URL etc.

How can display a web page properly??

Mohamed Sanaulla
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Joined: Sep 08, 2007
Posts: 3152

Just a suggestion: You can try the Web Viewer component of JavaFX 2. So you can embed JavaFX components in your Swing application. There are tutorials for these at

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Maneesh Godbole
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Joined: Jul 26, 2007
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JEditorPane has HTML 3.2 support. To render "modern" websites, you might want to evaluate something like the lobo browser

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