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How can I programatically maximize a JDialog? I don't see any setMaximized(true) that I can use.
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Question by:r0ckteacher
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by:objects
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not sure if dialogs can be maximised.
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by:CI-Ia0s
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Interesting... You can maximize them but you can't minimize them...
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by:CI-Ia0s
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I suppose if you could find out the size of the screen you could just set it to be that big... I don't know think there's any kind of "set maximized" property, though. *looks at API again. Not that I can see, at least... Perhaps through a listener... but again, I don't see any way to actually do it...
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by:armoghan
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Frame can be iconfied using
frame1.setState(Frame.ICONIFIED);
but could not see anything in JDialog
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by:sciuriware
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No, you can not iconise (minimise) a dialog, because it can not have an icon on the task bar below.
Yes, you can maximise a dialog, using the screen size or the (parent) application size.

Simply get that size and setBounds() it.
This question was asked several times before in EE.
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/*
 * MaxDialogDemo.java
 *
 */

import java.awt.*;
import javax.swing.*;
/**
 *
 * @author  zzynx
 */
public class MaxDialogDemo extends javax.swing.JPanel {

    JDialog parentDialog = null;
   
    public MaxDialogDemo(JDialog parent) {
        parentDialog = parent;
        initComponents();
    }
   
    private void initComponents() {
        centerPanel = new javax.swing.JPanel();
        southPanel = new javax.swing.JPanel();
        buttonPanel = new javax.swing.JPanel();
        maxButton = new javax.swing.JButton();
        standardButton = new javax.swing.JButton();

        setLayout(new java.awt.BorderLayout());

        add(centerPanel, java.awt.BorderLayout.CENTER);

        maxButton.setText("Maximize");
        maxButton.addActionListener(new java.awt.event.ActionListener() {
            public void actionPerformed(java.awt.event.ActionEvent evt) {
                maxButtonActionPerformed(evt);
            }
        });

        buttonPanel.add(maxButton);

        standardButton.setText("Back to normal");
        standardButton.addActionListener(new java.awt.event.ActionListener() {
            public void actionPerformed(java.awt.event.ActionEvent evt) {
                standardButtonActionPerformed(evt);
            }
        });

        buttonPanel.add(standardButton);

        southPanel.add(buttonPanel);

        add(southPanel, java.awt.BorderLayout.SOUTH);

    }

    private void standardButtonActionPerformed(java.awt.event.ActionEvent evt) {
        parentDialog.hide();
        parentDialog.setSize(600,400);
        parentDialog.setLocationRelativeTo(null);
        parentDialog.show();
    }

    private void maxButtonActionPerformed(java.awt.event.ActionEvent evt) {
        parentDialog.hide();
        parentDialog.setLocation(0,0);
        Dimension screenSize = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getScreenSize();
        parentDialog.setSize(screenSize.width, screenSize.height);
        parentDialog.show();
    }
   
   
    private javax.swing.JPanel buttonPanel;
    private javax.swing.JPanel centerPanel;
    private javax.swing.JButton maxButton;
    private javax.swing.JPanel southPanel;
    private javax.swing.JButton standardButton;

   
    static public void main(String[] args) {
      JFrame x = new JFrame("Maximized Framed");
      x.setLocationRelativeTo(null);
      x.setExtendedState(Frame.MAXIMIZED_BOTH);
      x.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);  
      x.setTitle("Maximize Dialog Demo");
      x.setSize(300, 300);
      x.setVisible(true);
     
      JDialog dlg = new JDialog(x, "Demo dialog", true);
      dlg.getContentPane().setLayout(new BorderLayout());
      dlg.getContentPane().add(new MaxDialogDemo(dlg), BorderLayout.CENTER);
      dlg.pack();
     
      dlg.setSize(600,400);
      dlg.setLocationRelativeTo(null); // center
      dlg.show();
    }
}
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Thanks for accepting.

PS. Can you tell me what kind of answer would have deserved an A grade in your opinion?
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