Center JDialog over parent

On the JDialog you’ve created you should call pack() first, then setLocationRelativeTo(parentFrame), and then setVisible(true). With that order the JDialog should appear centered on the parent frame. If you don’t call pack() first, then setting the location relative to the parent doesn’t work properly because the JDialog doesn’t know what size it is at that … Read more

Java Swing : why must resize frame, so that can show components have added

Do not add components to JFrame after the JFrame is visible (setVisible(true)) Not really good practice to call setSize() on frame rather call pack() (Causes JFrame to be sized to fit the preferred size and layouts of its subcomponents) and let LayoutManager handle the size. Use EDT (Event-Dispatch-Thread) call JFrame#setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE) as said by @Gilbert Le … Read more

JFrame background image

This is a simple example for adding the background image in a JFrame: import javax.swing.*; import java.awt.*; import java.awt.event.*; class BackgroundImageJFrame extends JFrame { JButton b1; JLabel l1; public BackgroundImageJFrame() { setTitle(“Background Color for JFrame”); setSize(400,400); setLocationRelativeTo(null); setDefaultCloseOperation(EXIT_ON_CLOSE); setVisible(true); /* One way —————– setLayout(new BorderLayout()); JLabel background=new JLabel(new ImageIcon(“C:\\Users\\Computer\\Downloads\\colorful design.png”)); add(background); background.setLayout(new FlowLayout()); l1=new JLabel(“Here … Read more

How to make a transparent JFrame but keep everything else the same?

Basically, you need to make a transparent window and a translucent content pane. This will mean anything added to the content pane will continue to be rendered without additional alphering… public class TranscluentWindow { public static void main(String[] args) { new TranscluentWindow(); } public TranscluentWindow() { EventQueue.invokeLater(new Runnable() { @Override public void run() { try … Read more

JFrame Exit on close Java

You need the line frame.setDefaultCloseOperation(WindowConstants.EXIT_ON_CLOSE); Because the default behaviour for the JFrame when you press the X button is the equivalent to frame.setDefaultCloseOperation(WindowConstants.HIDE_ON_CLOSE); So almost all the times you’ll need to add that line manually when creating your JFrame I am currently referring to constants in WindowConstants like WindowConstants.EXIT_ON_CLOSE instead of the same constants declared … Read more