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As the user clicks the button, the actionPerformed method determines the index of the tab it belongs to and removes the corresponding tab.

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Sets or gets which component is associated with the tab at the specified index. As a convenience, you can specify tool tip text when you add a component to the tabbed pane.

Add Button to tab bar. Listening for Selected Tab Changes. Display the tabs with jtaabbedpane by selecting the Use TabComponents checkbox again. Adds tool tips to a table using a renderer As the TabbedPaneDemo example shows, a tab can have a tool tip and a mnemonic, and it can display both text and an image.

Select a tab by clicking it make sure not to hit the little cross.

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Changing tab’s title, icon, mnemonic, tooltip, or component on a particular tab with one of the setXXXAt methods The tool tip associated with the tab appears.


Inserts a tab at the specified index, where the first tab is at index 0. Adding and Removing Tabs Add a tab with a label, icon, and tool tip at the end of all tabs.

The default tab placement is set to the TOP location, as shown above. Get the index of the first tab that matches an icon Click the arrow to view one of the hidden tabs.

JTabPane with TextField in the tab The use of custom components brings new features such as buttons, combo boxes, labels and other components to tabs, and allows more complex user interaction.

The following picture tutorixl an application called TabbedPaneDemo that has a tabbed pane with four tabs.

In the TabbedPaneDemo example, the fourth panel has a preferred width and height that are larger than jtabedpane of the other panels. Scroll arrows appear next to the tabs.

Sets or gets the location where the tabs appear relative to the content. Sets the component that is responsible for rendering the title or icon or both for jtabbedppane tab specified by the first argument.

Get the index of the tab by matching the child component.

By default, the tabs appear at the top of the tabbed pane. You can specify these positions defined in the SwingConstants interface, which JTabbedPane implements: If you do not understand how preferred size is used, please refer to How Layout Management Works. Adding and Removing Tabs. The component argument specifies the component that the tabbed pane should show when the tab is selected. Examples and practices described in this page don’t take advantage of improvements introduced in later releases.


Put the cursor over a tab.

Java JTabbedpane Class Example

Add a tab with a label and icon at the end of all tabs Jtabbrdpane the index of the corresponding tab or -1 if there is no such a tab. Add Components to JTabbedPane. Optionally, you can specify an icon and tool tip string. How to Use Split Panes Next page: To remove a tab, you can remove a specific tab with removeTabAt int indexremove int indexor remove Component component.

Add a tab with a label at the end of all tabs Insert a tab after the first tab. By default, a tab uses the tabbed pane’s background and foreground colors. Demonstrates a few tabbed pane features, such as tool tips, icons, scrollable layout, and mnemonics. The same component cannot be used for several tabs.

Gets the tab component for the tab at the index specified by the argument. Add a tab with a label, icon, and tool tip at the end of all tabs