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Changing text color in JLabel

Posted on 2002-04-09
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Hi,
How do I change font color on JLabel?
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Question by:Leonid99
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by:Igor Bazarny
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label.setForegorund()
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by:Igor Bazarny
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Oops,
it should be label.setForeground()
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by:tomboshell
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Use some html coding in the label's string.  Then set the font in the html.  
ex.
String lTxt=new String("<html><font color='blue'>Hey my font color is set!</font></html>");
JLabel lab=new JLabel(lTxt);

Then you can also use the font families, bold, italic and such that are available to html.  This also works great when you are setting the message in a JOptionPane and want to bring empahsis to certain lines or are working on formating with the <p> tag.  

Tom
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cini_gm earned 50 total points
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Its simple..
 Suppose ur label is label1
 label1.setForeground(Color);
eg:
 label1.setForeground(Color.blue);
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