All posts tagged with 'Swing'

Enabling tooltips on a JTree


Thinks i keep forgetting. Today: Enabling a JTree in J2SE to show different tooltips on his nodes: 1. Create a custom tree renderer like so: import java.awt.Component;   import javax.swing.JTree; import javax.swing.tree.DefaultMutableTreeNode; import javax.swing.tree.DefaultTreeCellRenderer;   public class TooltipTreeRenderer extends DefaultTreeCellRenderer { @Override public Component getTreeCellRendererComponent(JTree tree, Object value, boolean sel, boolean expanded, boolean leaf, int […]

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On Java Threads: A fairytale of a tutorial


I always thought that the Java Thread API is something… strange. If you work in a frontend application, things like running long-running tasks in the back without having the GUI ugly frozen and not responding should be somewhat simpler. SwingWorker has been around for quite a time but made it just recently into the core […]

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