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2: Windows

The Java platform provides several types of windows, each for a different type of interaction. To help you choose appropriate windows types for your application, this chapter:

  • Introduces objects and properties, which are displayed in windows
  • Provides an overview of window types
  • Explains how to choose the correct window type
  • Describes various window types in detail
  • Describes how to title windows and set their state
  • Provides guidelines about using multiple document interfaces

This chapter supplements Chapters 7 and 8 of Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines , 2d ed.

In this chapter, the dialog box window type is subdivided into action windows and property windows, both described here.

For information about using menus in windows, see Chapter 3 .

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