Solved

wordwrap for Label text ?

Posted on 2001-08-08
5
376 Views
Last Modified: 2010-10-05
hello,
here is a simple one.
i would like to know if its possible to wordwrap the text in Label. (not JLabel).
if so, how???

thanks
Ori
0
Comment
Question by:o_helman
5 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:raga
ID: 6363619
No, there is no option for wordwrap in Label.
But,try setting the size of the Label and give the label string more than the size. Then it may help. Let me know.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:dnoelpp
ID: 6363622
As far as I know this is not possible. If you need multi-line Label, define a subclass of Panel and set its LayoutManager to new GridLayout(0, 1) and add a Label for each line.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:dnoelpp
ID: 6363624
No, raga, I already tried this.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:mohan_sekar
ID: 6363631
Hi,

    I think there is no direct method available for that.
Anyhow, try this link

http://java.cs.vt.edu/dev/kfc/jp.kyasu.editor.TextEditor.html

:-)

Mohan
0
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
ksivananth earned 50 total points
ID: 6363718
Hi,
 
   instead of using the Label, use the TextArea and set the background and foreground property by getting it from the container.

 for eg,

  JPanel pnl = new JPanel() ;
  JTextArea ta = new JtextArea() ;

  ta.setBackground( pnl.getBackground() ) ;

 like this set the foregroung property too. So ti will look like a label.Or use the drawString() method of the graphics class. I have implemented this ideas in my app.

thank u
siva

 
0

Featured Post

Are your AD admin tools letting you down?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

By the end of 1980s, object oriented programming using languages like C++, Simula69 and ObjectPascal gained momentum. It looked like programmers finally found the perfect language. C++ successfully combined the object oriented principles of Simula w…
This was posted to the Netbeans forum a Feb, 2010 and I also sent it to Verisign. Who didn't help much in my struggles to get my application signed. ------------------------- Start The idea here is to target your cell phones with the correct…
Viewers learn about the “while” loop and how to utilize it correctly in Java. Additionally, viewers begin exploring how to include conditional statements within a while loop and avoid an endless loop. Define While Loop: Basic Example: Explanatio…
This tutorial will introduce the viewer to VisualVM for the Java platform application. This video explains an example program and covers the Overview, Monitor, and Heap Dump tabs.

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question