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Class java.awt.Frame

java.lang.Object
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   +----java.awt.Component
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           +----java.awt.Container
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                   +----java.awt.Window
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                           +----java.awt.Frame

public class Frame
extends Window
implements MenuContainer
A Frame is a top-level window with a title and a border. The default layout for a frame is BorderLayout. Frames are capable of generating the following types of window events: WindowOpened, WindowClosing, WindowClosed, WindowIconified, WindowDeiconified, WindowActivated, WindowDeactivated.

See Also:
WindowEvent, addWindowListener

Variable Index

 o CROSSHAIR_CURSOR
 o DEFAULT_CURSOR
 o E_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o HAND_CURSOR
 o MOVE_CURSOR
 o N_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o NE_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o NW_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o S_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o SE_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o SW_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o TEXT_CURSOR
 o W_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o WAIT_CURSOR

Constructor Index

 o Frame()
Constructs a new instance of Frame that is initially invisible.
 o Frame(String)
Constructs a new, initially invisible Frame object with the specified title.

Method Index

 o addNotify()
Creates the Frame's peer.
 o dispose()
Disposes of the Frame.
 o getCursorType()
Deprecated.
 o getIconImage()
Gets the icon image for this frame.
 o getMenuBar()
Gets the menu bar for this frame.
 o getTitle()
Gets the title of the frame.
 o isResizable()
Indicates whether this frame is resizable.
 o paramString()
Returns the parameter String of this Frame.
 o remove(MenuComponent)
Removes the specified menu bar from this frame.
 o setCursor(int)
Deprecated.
 o setIconImage(Image)
Sets the image to display when this frame is iconized.
 o setMenuBar(MenuBar)
Sets the menu bar for this frame to the specified menu bar.
 o setResizable(boolean)
Sets the resizable flag, which determines whether this frame is resizable.
 o setTitle(String)
Sets the title for this frame to the specified title.

Variables

 o DEFAULT_CURSOR
 public static final int DEFAULT_CURSOR
 o CROSSHAIR_CURSOR
 public static final int CROSSHAIR_CURSOR
 o TEXT_CURSOR
 public static final int TEXT_CURSOR
 o WAIT_CURSOR
 public static final int WAIT_CURSOR
 o SW_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int SW_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o SE_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int SE_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o NW_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int NW_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o NE_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int NE_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o N_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int N_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o S_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int S_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o W_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int W_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o E_RESIZE_CURSOR
 public static final int E_RESIZE_CURSOR
 o HAND_CURSOR
 public static final int HAND_CURSOR
 o MOVE_CURSOR
 public static final int MOVE_CURSOR

Constructors

 o Frame
 public Frame()
Constructs a new instance of Frame that is initially invisible.

See Also:
setSize, setVisible
 o Frame
 public Frame(String title)
Constructs a new, initially invisible Frame object with the specified title.

Parameters:
title - the title for the frame
See Also:
setSize, setVisible

Methods

 o addNotify
 public void addNotify()
Creates the Frame's peer. The peer allows us to change the look of the Frame without changing its functionality.

Overrides:
addNotify in class Window
 o getTitle
 public String getTitle()
Gets the title of the frame.

Returns:
the title of this frame, or null if this frame doesn't have a title.
See Also:
setTitle
 o setTitle
 public synchronized void setTitle(String title)
Sets the title for this frame to the specified title.

Parameters:
title - the specified title of this frame.
See Also:
getTitle
 o getIconImage
 public Image getIconImage()
Gets the icon image for this frame.

Returns:
the icon image for this frame, or null if this frame doesn't have an icon image.
See Also:
setIconImage
 o setIconImage
 public synchronized void setIconImage(Image image)
Sets the image to display when this frame is iconized. Not all platforms support the concept of iconizing a window.

Parameters:
image - the icon image to be displayed
See Also:
getIconImage
 o getMenuBar
 public MenuBar getMenuBar()
Gets the menu bar for this frame.

Returns:
the menu bar for this frame, or null if this frame doesn't have a menu bar.
See Also:
setMenuBar
 o setMenuBar
 public void setMenuBar(MenuBar mb)
Sets the menu bar for this frame to the specified menu bar.

Parameters:
mb - the menu bar being set
See Also:
getMenuBar
 o isResizable
 public boolean isResizable()
Indicates whether this frame is resizable. By default, all frames are initially resizable.

Returns:
true if the user can resize this frame; false otherwise.
See Also:
setResizable
 o setResizable
 public synchronized void setResizable(boolean resizable)
Sets the resizable flag, which determines whether this frame is resizable. By default, all frames are initially resizable.

Parameters:
resizable - true if this frame is resizable; false otherwise.
See Also:
isResizable
 o remove
 public void remove(MenuComponent m)
Removes the specified menu bar from this frame.

Parameters:
m - the menu component to remove.
Overrides:
remove in class Component
 o dispose
 public void dispose()
Disposes of the Frame. This method must be called to release the resources that are used for the frame. All components contained by the frame and all windows owned by the frame will also be destroyed.

Overrides:
dispose in class Window
 o paramString
 protected String paramString()
Returns the parameter String of this Frame.

Overrides:
paramString in class Container
 o setCursor
 public synchronized void setCursor(int cursorType)
Note: setCursor() is deprecated. As of JDK version 1.1, replaced by Component.setCursor(Cursor).

 o getCursorType
 public int getCursorType()
Note: getCursorType() is deprecated. As of JDK version 1.1, replaced by Component.getCursor().


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