Need to repaint a dialog after modifying its components

I am attempting to repaint a dialog after removing the components from its content pane and adding new ones.  I've tried calling invalidate and repaint, but I get various issues ranging from the screen going blank and me having to move the window for it to repaint to the old components rendering until I move the window and it repaints.

How can I reliably get the window to completely re-layout and re-paint?

I am using Swing / Java 1.6.
stev0931Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

stev0931Author Commented:
It would appear that calling validate() then repaint() on the root (using SwingUtilties.getRoot) works.  Is there a better / more reliable way to do this?
0
ksivananthCommented:
try invoking just validate method!
0
ksivananthCommented:
validate is what you need to call if any comp is added/removed!
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Editors IDEs

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.