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JLabel on JButton

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I wanna know whether I can put a JLabel on a JButton??  If so, how can I do so???



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sure you can, try:

button.setLayout(mylayout);
button.add(label);

why do you need to?
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"mylayout" would be???  I'm just curious how can I do so...^^
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you can already specify text and image to use on button.
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> "mylayout" would be???

whatever layout manager you wanted to use
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by the way, how can I set the alignment of JButton?

I mean if I want to have a text and JLabel...
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will it be ok to put two or more JLabel on the JButton???
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Why can't you just use a button, what exactly do you want the button to look like?
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> by the way, how can I set the alignment of JButton?

depends on what you want to align

> will it be ok to put two or more JLabel on the JButton???

you can add things to it the same as you would for a panel.
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Like if I wanna put my JLabel on the left hand side of my text...
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Depends on the layout manager you are using
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Should I use the same way I set up an icon and the text in one JButton???
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you can use the setText() and setIcon() method of the button to set the text and icon.
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OK...Thank you~
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no worries :)
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