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How do we change the component color depending upon the desktop setting?
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Use setForeground and setBackground in Component.
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Use the java.awt.SystemColor class, which is a subclass of the Color class.
It has a lot of static fields of type SystemColor.
E.g. the menuText field holds the background color for menus.  
When the system color is changed, the RGB values of these  SystemColor objects are also dynamically changed.

For a description of all fields, look in the JDK docs, e.g. here:

http://www-mips.unice.fr/Doc/Java/jdk1.2/docs/api/java/awt/SystemColor.html
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jadhavv, please either accept or reject my answer! (1)
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