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Turning Applet into a Frame

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I have a working applet that runs from with in the
browser window.  But I have seen other applications
that when you click on a spot or go to a particular page,
instead of fireing up the applet inside the browser, it
fires it up in an external frame! I would like to be
able to do this. Can somebody show me some quick small
code to do this so that I could apply it to my project?
Thanx!
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I've done this in the past by extending the Frame class. The applet that is displayed on the web page simply shows a button. When the user clicks on the button, the class I derived from the Frame is invoked.

Two parameters passed into the applet are the width and the height of the frame. When the button is pressed, these are passed as arguments into my Frame constructor. Inside the constructor, you can call the resize() function to set the real size that you want for your window.

The frame itself contains the various interface components the user works with.

I hope this gives you enough to do some further reading yourself.
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