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Help with displaying JLabels in new window?

John Corkrend
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Joined: Oct 27, 2012
Posts: 51

So here is my code in a summary, a button click from another class sends it here where it launches the new window.

How do I get the contents of stringFirst to display on the new window? Note: Any classes/textfields/buttons used in this code are in a seperate class that I don't is necessary to solve this issue.



Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
if the original window (JFrame ) is DataApplication, it won't work the way you're trying it.

1) the new window should be a JDialog - very rare to have 2 JFrames running around.
2) in the constructor of the dialog, pass a reference of the DataApplication instance to the dialog
3) set the various label texts to those from the instance passed
 
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