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Java Swing by Dave Wood, Marc Loy, Robert Eckstein

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Appendix A. Look & Feel Resources

Table 1.1 shows a complete list of the component UI resources (showing the resource name and its expected value type) defined by the BasicLookAndFeel. Application-wide changes can be made to these properties using UIManager.put() . For example, the following line would cause all JButtons instantiated after this call to be created with a background color of black:

UIManager.put("Button.background", Color.black);

Alternately, a custom look-and-feel typically defines values for many of these properties in its initComponentDefaults() method. In this case, most resource values should be tagged as UIResources. For more information, see Chapter 26.

Table A-1. Swing PLAF Resources

ResourceName

Type

Button.background

Color

Button.border

Border

Button.font

Font

Button.foreground

Color

Button.margin

Insets

Button.textIconGap

Integer

Button.textShiftOffset

Integer

CheckBox.background

Color

CheckBox.border

Border

CheckBox.font

Font

CheckBox.foreground

Color

CheckBox.icon

Icon

CheckBox.margin

Insets

CheckBox.textIconGap

Integer

CheckBox.textShiftOffset

Integer

CheckBoxMenuItem.acceleratorFont

Font

CheckBoxMenuItem.acceleratorForeground

Color

CheckBoxMenuItem.acceleratorSelectionForeground

Color

CheckBoxMenuItem.arrowIcon

Icon

CheckBoxMenuItem.background

Color

CheckBoxMenuItem.border

Border

CheckBoxMenuItem.borderPainted

Boolean

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