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Add label to frame during button action

Krithika Beri
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Joined: Sep 11, 2012
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My requirement is that there is a process which is taking place which takes quite some time. The process starts when a button is clicked. So when the button is clicked, I want to add a Label before the actual process starts to show that the process is in progress. But what i found is that, after the button action is completed only then the JFrame is updated with the label. Please help
Maneesh Godbole
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You are having a threading issue.
Check out https://www.coderanch.com/how-to/java/JProgressBarDoesntUpdate


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Darryl Burke
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May be better than a simple JLabel, if you're in a position to take up the extra learning: How to Use Progress Bars


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