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Hi experts,

before I atempt this I need to ask if it is difficult or will not work for some reason.

I want to place a desktop in the CENTER part of the contentpane and place a panel on the EAST, then have my internal frames on the desktop. Is there any reason this would not work?

also if I later wanted to place an internal frame on the panel so that it would not be affected when I use getAllFrames on the desktop, would that work ok?

any comments,advice,tips are welcome :)

thanks
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No reason for that not to work.

I frequently use a desktop pane on the right side of a splitpane and a navigation tree on the left. Although I use a split pane to organize my panels, there shouldn't be any reason that a BorderLayout wouldn't work as well.

As to the second question about placing an Internal Frame on the panel so it won't be affected by a getAllFrames. If you mean putting an Internal Frame inside the EAST panel, I think this is problematic as Internal Frames are deisgned to be children of the desktop pane?

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by:Samooramad
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well yes thats what I thought, but I could have sworn I read somewhere that it isn't neccesary to have them on desktops.

well what would you suggest as an alternative? should I declare a second desktop on the east side? my only problem is I can never use getAllFrames because it affects the internal frames in the east part which I want to be independent. or do you have other suggestions?
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by the way could someone give a line of code on how to place a desktop in the center part of the contentpane?
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You may use JPanel as main then add BorderLayout with it.
and finally add ur desktop with this panel.
as

mainJPanel.add(myDesktop, BorderLayout.CENTER);


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ok thank you..will work on it and reply again
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