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  1. #1
    plodos is offline Member
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    Default JMenu calling another Forms/Panels

    import javax.swing.*;

    import java.awt.*;
    import java.awt.event.ActionEvent;
    import java.awt.event.ActionListener;

    public class Hw extends JFrame{

    JButton[] buttons = new JButton[26];

    public Hw(){
    getContentPane().setLayout(new GridLayout(2,13));
    JButton []buttons=new JButton[26];

    for(int i=0; i<buttons.length;i++)
    buttons[i]=new JButton(""+(char)('A'+i));


    public void Menu(){
    // set up File menu and its menu items
    JMenu fileMenu = new JMenu( "File" );
    fileMenu.setMnemonic( 'F' );

    // set up About... menu item
    JMenuItem saveItem = new JMenuItem( "Save Game" );
    saveItem.setMnemonic( 'A' );

    fileMenu.add( saveItem );

    // set up About... menu item
    JMenuItem loadItem = new JMenuItem( "Load Game" );
    loadItem.setMnemonic( 'A' );

    fileMenu.add( loadItem );

    // set up Exit menu item
    JMenuItem exitItem = new JMenuItem( "Exit" );
    exitItem.setMnemonic( 'x' );

    fileMenu.add( exitItem );

    // create menu bar and attach it to MenuTest window
    JMenuBar bar = new JMenuBar();
    setJMenuBar( bar );
    bar.add( fileMenu );
    // create Format menu, its submenus and menu items
    JMenu optionsMenu = new JMenu( "Options" );
    optionsMenu.setMnemonic( 'F' );

    // set up About... menu item
    JMenuItem optionsItem = new JMenuItem( "Options" );
    optionsItem.setMnemonic( 'A' );

    optionsMenu.add( optionsItem );

    // add Format menu to menu bar
    bar.add( optionsMenu );


    public static void main(String[] args) {
    Hw win = new Hw();
    win.setTitle("Hangman Game");


    Problem is calling another Panel, if I click the Save Game , program will show me another Form/Panel ... What is the code block to call another forms?
    But i dont want to use JFıleChooser , I just want to empty form

    saveItem.addActionListener(new ActionListener(){
    public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
    //what will I write??????

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    revathi17 is offline Member
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    If all you need is an empty frame when clicking the save game option, here is what you can do

    Java Code:
    public class Hw extends JFrame implements ActionListener{
    	public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
    		JFrame newFrame = new JFrame("Empty frame");
    This would open an empty frame when you click the save can do whatever you want in it.
    Hope I got your question correct...


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    staykovmarin is offline Senior Member
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    Or even easier, you can call a small dialog to appear using JOptionPane:
    How to Make Dialogs (The Java™ Tutorials > Creating a GUI with JFC/Swing > Using Swing Components)

    Java Code:
    JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(prentFrame, "TextMsg");
    There are also options for adding more buttons and such.
    Last edited by staykovmarin; 12-10-2007 at 09:05 AM.

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