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Joined: 2006-11-26

Hi all,

There are a few good resources out there to help people write Java apps that look better on OS X, e.g.

But it is all a bit disparate and little gems of wisdom - like setting rootPane.putClientProperty("apple.awt.brushMetalLook", Boolean.TRUE) - are really valuable to know about. (Note: although macwidgets looks great, their API design is totally non-standard making it next to impossible to use their widgets in any GUI Editor)

Is it possible to use SwingX to get benefits for free?

Regards, Sam

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Joined: 2006-06-08

No, we don't do any of that. If you have some suggestions for working with the OSX look and feel that would make things easier, please file an enhancement on JIRA.