Chapter 7. Components Reference

Each of the following sections describes how to use a particular Swing component. These sections are organized alphabetically for quick reference. For an easy-to-use visual reference, refer to A Visual Index to Swing Components (page 37) in Chapter 3.

All of these sections assume that you've successfully compiled and run a program that uses Swing components and that you're familiar with Swing concepts. These prerequisites are covered in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Swing (page 3), and Chapter 2, Learning Swing by Example (page 11). For an overview of Swing components and the Swing component hierarchy, be sure to read Chapter 3, Using Swing Components ...

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