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Java Swing, 2nd Edition by Brian Cole, James Elliott, Marc Loy, Robert Eckstein, Dave Wood

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Appendix A. Look-and-Feel Resources

Table A-1 shows a complete list of the component UI resources (with the resource name and its expected value type) defined by BasicLookAndFeel. Application-wide changes can be made to these properties using UIManager.put( ) . For example, the following line would cause all JButtons instantiated after this call to be created with a background color of black:

UIManager.put("Button.background", Color.black);

Alternately, a custom L&F typically defines values for many of these properties in its initComponentDefaults( ) method. In this case, most resource values should be tagged as UIResources. For more information, see Chapter 26.

Table A-1. Swing PLAF resources

Resource name

Type

AuditoryCues.cuelist

Array of cue names

AuditoryCues.allAuditoryCues

Array of cue names

AuditoryCues.noAuditoryCues

Array containing "mute"

AutitoryCues.playlist

null (override to give cues)

Button.background

Color

Button.border

Border

Button.darkShadow

Color

Button.font

Font

Button.focusInputMap

InputMap

Button.foreground

Color

Button.highlight

Color

Button.light

Color

Button.margin

Insets

Button.shadow

Color

Button.textIconGap

Integer

Button.textShiftOffset

Integer

CheckBox.background

Color

CheckBox.border

Border

CheckBox.focusInputmap

InputMap

CheckBox.font

Font

CheckBox.foreground

Color

CheckBox.icon

Icon

CheckBox.margin

Insets

CheckBox.textIconGap

Integer

CheckBox.textShiftOffset

Integer

CheckBoxMenuItem.acceleratorFont

Font

CheckBoxMenuItem.acceleratorForeground

Color

CheckBoxMenuItem.acceleratorSelectionForeground

Color ...

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