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Best way to display text in Java Swing to imiate a webpage

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Hi Experts,
I need to display a few paragraphs of text in a Java Swing Application.
The users should be able to interact with the text in multiple ways
for example:
highlight sentences
add in between the sentences.
edit the sentences etc
you get the idea.
I know these tasks are pretty easy in a web application.
What component or combinations of components should I use for this kind of requirment?
Jtextpane? SwingX?
Thanks in advance guys
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Sounds like a JTextArea or perhaps JEditorPane
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Thanks.
Actually looks like editor pane might be more suitable to me.

http://download.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/uiswing/components/editorpane.html#recap

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Editor Pane is sufficient for my needs.
But TextPane which inherits EditorPane seems more useful in many other ways.
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