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Nimbus Look and Feel - Round buttons

Posted by Anthra on March 13, 2014 at 11:56 AM PDT

Nimbus is a cross-platform look and feel introduced in the Java SE 6 Update 10 (6u10) release. Based on Synth Look and Feel you can modify global properties. Properties can be simple (for example colors or dimensions) or more complex (for example Painters).

Nimbus Look and Feel frame decorations - 3rd step: something cloudy

Posted by Anthra on March 2, 2014 at 1:51 AM PST

In this last part, we will define styles for our frame. These styles will be shared by our border and our title pane to give to our frame decoration a look similar to the nimbus internal frame.

Third step rendering

Nimbus Look and Feel frame decorations - 2nd step: something iconic

Posted by Anthra on February 28, 2014 at 8:13 AM PST

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.

Second step rendering

Nimbus Look and Feel frame decorations - 1st step: something functional

Posted by Anthra on February 26, 2014 at 4:21 AM PST

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).