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JFrame application functions well, but still resident on exit

Posted on 2003-12-06
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JFrame application functions well, but still resident on exit. I can do a ps on the process job an all are active processes in memory, which were run. I am doing a show() to display the JFrame and a dispose() on close.
Am I not shutting the app down properly?
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Question by:rayskelton
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by:objects
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You need to use System.exit(). Reason being that there are still threads running.
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Try adding the following to the JFrame.

setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
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> setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);

which make a call to System.exit() ;)
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by:jimmack
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That's right ;-)

Sorry objects I just got through answering another question (I hope you don't feel I'm treading on your toes here ;-)) where the author had used a WindowAdapter, so I thought I'd post the same line here ;-)
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> I hope you don't feel I'm treading on your toes here ;-)

not at all, just clarifying the difference.
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Phew!

;-)
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;-)
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