Managing Stages

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • How to get details of screens such as their number, resolutions, and dimensions
  • What a stage is in JavaFX and how to set bounds and styles of a stage
  • How to move an undecorated stage
  • How to set the modality and opacity of a stage
  • How to resize a stage and how to show a stage in full-screen mode

Knowing the Details of Your Screens

The Screen class in the javafx.stage package is used to get the details, for example, dots-per-inch (DPI) setting and dimensions of user screens (or monitors). If multiple screens are hooked up to a computer, one of the screens is known as the primary screen and ...

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