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Blog Archive for Anthra during February 2014

Now we have something functional (see step 1), let's see how to modify it to make something closer to the nimbus internal frame look. The RootPaneUI class we used is pretty nice but is unfortunately, hard to extend (too much private). So we will have to copy it. Before proceeding to that let's see how the RootPaneUI is implemented. The MetalRootPaneUI install several things to provide window...
Nimbus is a cross-platform look and feel introduced in the Java SE 6 Update 10 (6u10) release. It's not a perfect look and feel for several reasons but it has great potential. One of these reasons is the lack of window decorations support (Bug JDK-6675399). You can check the window decorations support of a look and feel by simply call the method getSupportsWindowDecorations on it....