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    Java GUI help

    I'm looking to create a java app with a gui. I would like to have several "pages" that will fill in a central area and easily swap them out for another.

    I was trying to use a single JFrame as the main window, and then have several panels that would encompass the entire JFrame and have separate functions and all. I would want the Main Jframe to retain its size and position on screen when switching from one panel to another as well. Any one able to offer help on this?

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    Ok, I think I may have figured out how to do what I want to do. I replaced the content pane with another pane. Is this how I should do this? Thanks for the Input!

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    Hi, I recently made a program the way you mentioned. I have my buttons on the left and my jpanel on the right, I then had serveral jpanels and all I did was to hide all other jpanels except for the one I wanted to see.

    You said you wanted to make a GUI app, have a look at some of the sampled at www.java.codeyourself.com, not many examples yet, but a few GUI examples are available. Hopefully with more support we should get more in but we rely on users to submit small programs/examples. If you have any small working examples plz do submit them as your work could help other people. All links are in my signature.

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