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18.18 java.awt.Dialog (JDK 1.0)

This class represents a dialog box window. A Dialog may be modal so that it blocks user input to all other windows until dismissed, may optionally have a title, and may be resizable. A Dialog object is a Container and Component objects can be added to it in the normal way with the add() method. The default LayoutManager for Dialog is BorderLayout. You may specify a different LayoutManager object with setLayout(). Call the pack() method of Window to initiate layout management of the dialog and set its initial size appropriately. Call show() to pop a dialog up, and hide() to pop it down. For modal dialogs, show() blocks until the dialog is dismissed. Event handling continues while show() is blocked, using a new event dispatcher thread. In Java 1.0, show() is inherited from Window. Call the Window.dispose() method when the Dialog is no longer needed so that its window system resources may be reused.

public class Dialog extends Window {
    // Public Constructors
        1.1  public Dialog(Frame parent);
            public Dialog(Frame parent, boolean modal);
        1.1  public Dialog(Frame parent, String title);
            public Dialog(Frame parent, String title, boolean modal);
    // Public Instance Methods
            public void addNotify();  // Overrides Window
            public String getTitle();
            public boolean isModal();
            public boolean isResizable();
        1.1  public void setModal(boolean b);
            public synchronized void setResizable(boolean resizable);
            public synchronized void setTitle(String title);
        1.1  public void show();  // Overrides Window
    // Protected Instance Methods
            protected String paramString();  // Overrides Container
}

Hierarchy:

Object->Component(ImageObserver, MenuContainer, Serializable)-> Container->Window->Dialog

Extended By:

FileDialog

Passed To:

Toolkit.createDialog()


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