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I wan to add a "cancel" button in my gui application but i dunno how to add it in my codes. can u experts help me out in this?

my codes below:



import javax.swing.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.awt.font.*;


public class FeedBack extends JPanel {

      JLabel label;
    JFrame frame;
    String simpleDialogDesc = "How do u feel about our services?";

    public FeedBack(JFrame frame) {
        this.frame = frame;
        JLabel title;
        JLabel qn1;

        // Create the components.
        JPanel choicePanel = createSimpleDialogBox();

        System.out.println("Feedback swing");

        title = new JLabel("Please fill this Feed Back form in order to allow us to provide a better service for you",
                                  JLabel.CENTER);

   label = new JLabel("Click the above button to submit", JLabel.CENTER);
      label.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(70,70,70,70));
        choicePanel.setBorder(BorderFactory.createEmptyBorder(180,200,80,200));

        // Set the layout.
        setLayout(new BorderLayout());
        add(title, BorderLayout.NORTH);
        add(label, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
        add(choicePanel, BorderLayout.CENTER);
    }

    void setLabel(String newText)
    {
        label.setText(newText);
    }
private JPanel createSimpleDialogBox()

{

final int numButtons = 3;
        JRadioButton[] radioButtons = new JRadioButton[numButtons];

        final ButtonGroup group = new ButtonGroup();

        JButton voteButton = null;

        final String yesNoCommand = "yesno";

        radioButtons [0]= new JRadioButton("<html><font color=blue>Good</font></html>");
             radioButtons[0].setActionCommand(yesNoCommand);

             radioButtons [1]= new JRadioButton("<html><font color=blue>Average</font></html>");
             radioButtons[1].setActionCommand(yesNoCommand);

             radioButtons [2]= new JRadioButton("<html><font color=blue>Bad</font></html>");
             radioButtons[2].setActionCommand(yesNoCommand);


             for (int i = 0; i < numButtons; i++) {
            group.add(radioButtons[i]);
        }

        //select 1st button as default
         radioButtons[0].setSelected(true);

        voteButton = new JButton("Submit");

        voteButton.addActionListener(new ActionListener() {
            public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
                String command = group.getSelection().getActionCommand();

              //yesnocommand
             if (command == yesNoCommand) {
                    int n = JOptionPane.showConfirmDialog(
                            frame, "Are you confirm with this decision?",
                            "A Follow-up Question",
                            JOptionPane.YES_NO_OPTION);

                   if (n == JOptionPane.YES_OPTION) {
                        setLabel("Thanks for your Feedback.We will try our best to improve our services");
                    } else if (n == JOptionPane.NO_OPTION) {
                        setLabel("OK please try again");
                    }

                  }
               return;
            }
        });
      System.out.println("calling createPane");
        return createPane(simpleDialogDesc + ":",
                          radioButtons,
                          voteButton);
    }

     private JPanel createPane(String description,
                              JRadioButton[] radioButtons,
                              JButton showButton) {
        int numChoices = radioButtons.length;
        JPanel box = new JPanel();
        JLabel label = new JLabel(description);

        box.setLayout(new BoxLayout(box, BoxLayout.Y_AXIS));
        box.add(label);

        for (int i = 0; i < numChoices; i++) {
            box.add(radioButtons[i]);
        }

          JPanel pane = new JPanel();
        pane.setLayout(new BorderLayout());
        pane.add(box, BorderLayout.NORTH);
        pane.add(showButton, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
        System.out.println("returning pane");
        return pane;
    }

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        JFrame frame = new JFrame("FeedBack");

        Container contentPane = frame.getContentPane();
        contentPane.setLayout(new GridLayout(1,1));
        contentPane.add(new FeedBack(frame));

        // Exit when the window is closed.
        frame.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);

        frame.pack();
        frame.setVisible(true);
    }
}
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where did u want to add it?
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> pane.add(showButton, BorderLayout.SOUTH);

Instead of adding your submit button to pane, create a new panel (with FlowLayout) and add your submit and new cancel button to it. Then add that new panel to pane.

JPanel buttons = new JPanel(new FlowLayout());
buttons.add(showButton);
buttons.add(cancelButton);
pane.add(buttons, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
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I wan to add it in the "yes or no" command there. It's a pop up window that prompt users whether they are sure with their answers anot.

the window will show "ARe you confirm with this decision?" and there's a yes/no button to click on. but i dunno how to add in the cancel button in there.
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Use YES_NO_CANCEL_OPTION  in showOptionDialog().
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i tried adding the cancel button at the submit button there. but there's an error.


private JPanel createSimpleDialogBox()

{

final int numButtons = 3;
        JRadioButton[] radioButtons = new JRadioButton[numButtons];
       
        final ButtonGroup group = new ButtonGroup();

   

        final String yesNoCommand = "yesno";
       
        radioButtons [0]= new JRadioButton("<html><font color=blue>Good</font></html>");
             radioButtons[0].setActionCommand(yesNoCommand);
             
             radioButtons [1]= new JRadioButton("<html><font color=blue>Average</font></html>");
             radioButtons[1].setActionCommand(yesNoCommand);
             
             radioButtons [2]= new JRadioButton("<html><font color=blue>Bad</font></html>");
             radioButtons[2].setActionCommand(yesNoCommand);
             
             
             for (int i = 0; i < numButtons; i++) {
            group.add(radioButtons[i]);
        }
       
        //select 1st button as default
         radioButtons[0].setSelected(true);

       JButton voteButton = new JButton("Submit");
        JButton cancelButton = new JButton("Cancel");
       
        cancelButton.addActionListener(new ActionListener()
        {
              public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
                    System.exit(0);
                    return;
              }
              
    });
       
        voteButton.addActionListener(new ActionListener() {
            public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
                String command = group.getSelection().getActionCommand();
               
              //yesnocommand  
             if (command == yesNoCommand) {
                    int n = JOptionPane.showConfirmDialog(
                            frame, "Are you confirm with this decision?",
                            "A Follow-up Question",
                            JOptionPane.YES_NO_OPTION);
                           
                   if (n == JOptionPane.YES_OPTION) {
                        setLabel("Thanks for your Feedback.We will try our best to improve our services");
                    } else if (n == JOptionPane.NO_OPTION) {
                        setLabel("OK please try again");
                    }
                        
                  }
               return;
            }
        });


       
      System.out.println("calling createPane");
        return createPane(simpleDialogDesc + ":",
                          radioButtons,
                          cancelButton,voteButton);                    
    }
   
    private JPanel createPane(String description,
                              JRadioButton[] radioButtons,
                              JButton cancelButton,voteButton) {
        int numChoices = radioButtons.length;
        JPanel box = new JPanel();
        JLabel label = new JLabel(description);

        box.setLayout(new BoxLayout(box, BoxLayout.Y_AXIS));
        box.add(label);

        for (int i = 0; i < numChoices; i++) {
            box.add(radioButtons[i]);
        }

        JPanel pane = new JPanel();
        pane.setLayout(new BorderLayout());
        pane.add(box, BorderLayout.NORTH);
        pane.add(cancelButton, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
        pane.add(voteButton, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
        System.out.println("returning pane");
        return pane;
    }







                              JButton cancelButton,voteButton) {
                                                             ^
C:\ck\feedback\FeedBack.java:149: ')' expected
}
^
2 errors


there's 2 errors. i dunno whatz wrong with it.
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by:objects
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you're missing the voteButton type, should be:

private JPanel createPane(String description,
                              JRadioButton[] radioButtons,
                              JButton cancelButton, JButton voteButton) {
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