17. GUI Components: Part 2

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• To create and manipulate sliders, menus, pop-up menus and windows.

• To change the look-and-feel of a GUI, using Swing’s pluggable look-and-feel.

• To create a multiple-document interface with JDesktopPane and JInternalFrame.

• To use additional layout managers.

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Billy Wilder

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Outline

17.1   Introduction ...

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