Java Platform 1.2

Class BasicLookAndFeel

Direct Known Subclasses:

public abstract class BasicLookAndFeel
extends LookAndFeel
implements Serializable

Implements the a standard base LookAndFeel class from which standard desktop LookAndFeel classes (JLF, Mac, Windows, etc.) can be derived. This class cannot be instantiated directly, however the UI classes "Basic" defines can be.

Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. A future release of Swing will provide support for long term persistence.

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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
Method Summary
 UIDefaults getDefaults()
protected  void initClassDefaults(UIDefaults table)
          Initialize the uiClassID to BasicComponentUI mapping.
protected  void initComponentDefaults(UIDefaults table)
protected  void initSystemColorDefaults(UIDefaults table)
          Load the SystemColors into the defaults table.
protected  void loadSystemColors(UIDefaults table, String[] systemColors, boolean useNative)
          If this is the native look and feel the initial values for the system color properties are the same as the SystemColor constants.
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.LookAndFeel
getDescription, getID, getName, initialize, installBorder, installColors, installColorsAndFont, isNativeLookAndFeel, isSupportedLookAndFeel, makeIcon, makeKeyBindings, toString, uninitialize, uninstallBorder
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public BasicLookAndFeel()
Method Detail


public UIDefaults getDefaults()
getDefaults in class LookAndFeel


protected void initClassDefaults(UIDefaults table)
Initialize the uiClassID to BasicComponentUI mapping. The JComponent classes define their own uiClassID constants (see AbstractComponent.getUIClassID). This table must map those constants to a BasicComponentUI class of the appropriate type.
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protected void initSystemColorDefaults(UIDefaults table)
Load the SystemColors into the defaults table. The keys for SystemColor defaults are the same as the names of the public fields in SystemColor. If the table is being created on a native Windows platform we use the SystemColor values, otherwise we create color objects whose values match the defaults Windows95 colors.


protected void loadSystemColors(UIDefaults table,
                                String[] systemColors,
                                boolean useNative)
If this is the native look and feel the initial values for the system color properties are the same as the SystemColor constants. If not we use the integer color values in the systemColors argument.


protected void initComponentDefaults(UIDefaults table)

Java Platform 1.2

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