Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.swing.border
Class TitledBorder

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.swing.border.AbstractBorder
      extended by javax.swing.border.TitledBorder
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable, Border
Direct Known Subclasses:
BorderUIResource.TitledBorderUIResource

public class TitledBorder
extends AbstractBorder

A class which implements an arbitrary border with the addition of a String title in a specified position and justification.

If the border, font, or color property values are not specified in the constuctor or by invoking the appropriate set methods, the property values will be defined by the current look and feel, using the following property names in the Defaults Table:

Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. As of 1.4, support for long term storage of all JavaBeansTM has been added to the java.beans package. Please see XMLEncoder.


Field Summary
static int ABOVE_BOTTOM
          Position the title above the border's bottom line.
static int ABOVE_TOP
          Position the title above the border's top line.
static int BELOW_BOTTOM
          Position the title below the border's bottom line.
static int BELOW_TOP
          Position the title below the border's top line.
protected  Border border
           
static int BOTTOM
          Position the title in the middle of the border's bottom line.
static int CENTER
          Position title text in the center of the border line.
static int DEFAULT_JUSTIFICATION
          Use the default justification for the title text.
static int DEFAULT_POSITION
          Use the default vertical orientation for the title text.
protected static int EDGE_SPACING
           
static int LEADING
          Position title text at the left side of the border line for left to right orientation, at the right side of the border line for right to left orientation.
static int LEFT
          Position title text at the left side of the border line.
static int RIGHT
          Position title text at the right side of the border line.
protected static int TEXT_INSET_H
           
protected static int TEXT_SPACING
           
protected  String title
           
protected  Color titleColor
           
protected  Font titleFont
           
protected  int titleJustification
           
protected  int titlePosition
           
static int TOP
          Position the title in the middle of the border's top line.
static int TRAILING
          Position title text at the right side of the border line for left to right orientation, at the left side of the border line for right to left orientation.
 
Constructor Summary
TitledBorder(Border border)
          Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border and an empty title.
TitledBorder(Border border, String title)
          Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border and title.
TitledBorder(Border border, String title, int titleJustification, int titlePosition)
          Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border, title, title-justification, and title-position.
TitledBorder(Border border, String title, int titleJustification, int titlePosition, Font titleFont)
          Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border, title, title-justification, title-position, and title-font.
TitledBorder(Border border, String title, int titleJustification, int titlePosition, Font titleFont, Color titleColor)
          Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border, title, title-justification, title-position, title-font, and title-color.
TitledBorder(String title)
          Creates a TitledBorder instance.
 
Method Summary
 int getBaseline(Component c, int width, int height)
          Returns the baseline.
 Component.BaselineResizeBehavior getBaselineResizeBehavior(Component c)
          Returns an enum indicating how the baseline of the border changes as the size changes.
 Border getBorder()
          Returns the border of the titled border.
 Insets getBorderInsets(Component c)
          Returns the insets of the border.
 Insets getBorderInsets(Component c, Insets insets)
          Reinitialize the insets parameter with this Border's current Insets.
protected  Font getFont(Component c)
           
 Dimension getMinimumSize(Component c)
          Returns the minimum dimensions this border requires in order to fully display the border and title.
 String getTitle()
          Returns the title of the titled border.
 Color getTitleColor()
          Returns the title-color of the titled border.
 Font getTitleFont()
          Returns the title-font of the titled border.
 int getTitleJustification()
          Returns the title-justification of the titled border.
 int getTitlePosition()
          Returns the title-position of the titled border.
 boolean isBorderOpaque()
          Returns whether or not the border is opaque.
 void paintBorder(Component c, Graphics g, int x, int y, int width, int height)
          Paints the border for the specified component with the specified position and size.
 void setBorder(Border border)
          Sets the border of the titled border.
 void setTitle(String title)
          Sets the title of the titled border.
 void setTitleColor(Color titleColor)
          Sets the title-color of the titled border.
 void setTitleFont(Font titleFont)
          Sets the title-font of the titled border.
 void setTitleJustification(int titleJustification)
          Sets the title-justification of the titled border.
 void setTitlePosition(int titlePosition)
          Sets the title-position of the titled border.
 
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.border.AbstractBorder
getInteriorRectangle, getInteriorRectangle
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

title

protected String title

border

protected Border border

titlePosition

protected int titlePosition

titleJustification

protected int titleJustification

titleFont

protected Font titleFont

titleColor

protected Color titleColor

DEFAULT_POSITION

public static final int DEFAULT_POSITION
Use the default vertical orientation for the title text.

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Constant Field Values

ABOVE_TOP

public static final int ABOVE_TOP
Position the title above the border's top line.

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TOP

public static final int TOP
Position the title in the middle of the border's top line.

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BELOW_TOP

public static final int BELOW_TOP
Position the title below the border's top line.

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ABOVE_BOTTOM

public static final int ABOVE_BOTTOM
Position the title above the border's bottom line.

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BOTTOM

public static final int BOTTOM
Position the title in the middle of the border's bottom line.

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BELOW_BOTTOM

public static final int BELOW_BOTTOM
Position the title below the border's bottom line.

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DEFAULT_JUSTIFICATION

public static final int DEFAULT_JUSTIFICATION
Use the default justification for the title text.

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LEFT

public static final int LEFT
Position title text at the left side of the border line.

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CENTER

public static final int CENTER
Position title text in the center of the border line.

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RIGHT

public static final int RIGHT
Position title text at the right side of the border line.

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LEADING

public static final int LEADING
Position title text at the left side of the border line for left to right orientation, at the right side of the border line for right to left orientation.

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TRAILING

public static final int TRAILING
Position title text at the right side of the border line for left to right orientation, at the left side of the border line for right to left orientation.

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EDGE_SPACING

protected static final int EDGE_SPACING
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TEXT_SPACING

protected static final int TEXT_SPACING
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TEXT_INSET_H

protected static final int TEXT_INSET_H
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Constructor Detail

TitledBorder

public TitledBorder(String title)
Creates a TitledBorder instance.

Parameters:
title - the title the border should display

TitledBorder

public TitledBorder(Border border)
Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border and an empty title.

Parameters:
border - the border

TitledBorder

public TitledBorder(Border border,
                    String title)
Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border and title.

Parameters:
border - the border
title - the title the border should display

TitledBorder

public TitledBorder(Border border,
                    String title,
                    int titleJustification,
                    int titlePosition)
Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border, title, title-justification, and title-position.

Parameters:
border - the border
title - the title the border should display
titleJustification - the justification for the title
titlePosition - the position for the title

TitledBorder

public TitledBorder(Border border,
                    String title,
                    int titleJustification,
                    int titlePosition,
                    Font titleFont)
Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border, title, title-justification, title-position, and title-font.

Parameters:
border - the border
title - the title the border should display
titleJustification - the justification for the title
titlePosition - the position for the title
titleFont - the font for rendering the title

TitledBorder

public TitledBorder(Border border,
                    String title,
                    int titleJustification,
                    int titlePosition,
                    Font titleFont,
                    Color titleColor)
Creates a TitledBorder instance with the specified border, title, title-justification, title-position, title-font, and title-color.

Parameters:
border - the border
title - the title the border should display
titleJustification - the justification for the title
titlePosition - the position for the title
titleFont - the font of the title
titleColor - the color of the title
Method Detail

paintBorder

public void paintBorder(Component c,
                        Graphics g,
                        int x,
                        int y,
                        int width,
                        int height)
Paints the border for the specified component with the specified position and size.

Specified by:
paintBorder in interface Border
Overrides:
paintBorder in class AbstractBorder
Parameters:
c - the component for which this border is being painted
g - the paint graphics
x - the x position of the painted border
y - the y position of the painted border
width - the width of the painted border
height - the height of the painted border

getBorderInsets

public Insets getBorderInsets(Component c)
Returns the insets of the border.

Specified by:
getBorderInsets in interface Border
Overrides:
getBorderInsets in class AbstractBorder
Parameters:
c - the component for which this border insets value applies
Returns:
the new Insets object initialized to 0

getBorderInsets

public Insets getBorderInsets(Component c,
                              Insets insets)
Reinitialize the insets parameter with this Border's current Insets.

Overrides:
getBorderInsets in class AbstractBorder
Parameters:
c - the component for which this border insets value applies
insets - the object to be reinitialized
Returns:
the insets object

isBorderOpaque

public boolean isBorderOpaque()
Returns whether or not the border is opaque.

Specified by:
isBorderOpaque in interface Border
Overrides:
isBorderOpaque in class AbstractBorder
Returns:
false

getTitle

public String getTitle()
Returns the title of the titled border.


getBorder

public Border getBorder()
Returns the border of the titled border.


getTitlePosition

public int getTitlePosition()
Returns the title-position of the titled border.


getTitleJustification

public int getTitleJustification()
Returns the title-justification of the titled border.


getTitleFont

public Font getTitleFont()
Returns the title-font of the titled border.


getTitleColor

public Color getTitleColor()
Returns the title-color of the titled border.


setTitle

public void setTitle(String title)
Sets the title of the titled border. param title the title for the border


setBorder

public void setBorder(Border border)
Sets the border of the titled border.

Parameters:
border - the border

setTitlePosition

public void setTitlePosition(int titlePosition)
Sets the title-position of the titled border.

Parameters:
titlePosition - the position for the border

setTitleJustification

public void setTitleJustification(int titleJustification)
Sets the title-justification of the titled border.

Parameters:
titleJustification - the justification for the border

setTitleFont

public void setTitleFont(Font titleFont)
Sets the title-font of the titled border.

Parameters:
titleFont - the font for the border title

setTitleColor

public void setTitleColor(Color titleColor)
Sets the title-color of the titled border.

Parameters:
titleColor - the color for the border title

getMinimumSize

public Dimension getMinimumSize(Component c)
Returns the minimum dimensions this border requires in order to fully display the border and title.

Parameters:
c - the component where this border will be drawn

getBaseline

public int getBaseline(Component c,
                       int width,
                       int height)
Returns the baseline.

Overrides:
getBaseline in class AbstractBorder
Parameters:
c - Component baseline is being requested for
width - the width to get the baseline for
height - the height to get the baseline for
Returns:
the baseline or < 0 indicating there is no reasonable baseline
Throws:
NullPointerException
IllegalArgumentException - if width or height is < 0
Since:
1.6
See Also:
JComponent.getBaseline(int, int)

getBaselineResizeBehavior

public Component.BaselineResizeBehavior getBaselineResizeBehavior(Component c)
Returns an enum indicating how the baseline of the border changes as the size changes.

Overrides:
getBaselineResizeBehavior in class AbstractBorder
Parameters:
c - Component to return baseline resize behavior for
Returns:
an enum indicating how the baseline changes as the border is resized
Throws:
NullPointerException
Since:
1.6
See Also:
JComponent.getBaseline(int, int)

getFont

protected Font getFont(Component c)

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