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Core Java™ 2 Volume II - Advanced Features, Seventh Edition by Gary Cornell, Cay S. Horstmann

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Progress Indicators

In the following sections, we discuss three classes for indicating the progress of a slow activity. A JProgressBar is a Swing component that indicates progress. A ProgressMonitor is a dialog box that contains a progress bar. A ProgressMonitorInputStream displays a progress monitor dialog box while the stream is read.

Progress Bars

A progress bar is a simple component—just a rectangle that is partially filled with color to indicate the progress of an operation. By default, progress is indicated by a string “n%”. You can see a progress bar in the bottom right of Figure 6-41.

Figure 6-41. A progress bar

You construct a progress ...

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