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Demonstrates CLabel gradients

Demonstrates CLabel gradients

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import org.eclipse.swt.SWT;
import org.eclipse.swt.custom.CLabel;
import org.eclipse.swt.layout.*;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.*;

 * This class demonstrates CLabel gradients
public class CLabelGradient {
   * Runs the application
  public void run() {
    Display display = new Display();
    Shell shell = new Shell(display);
    shell.setText("CLabel Gradient");
    while (!shell.isDisposed()) {
      if (!display.readAndDispatch()) {

   * Creates the main window's contents
   * @param parent the main window
  private void createContents(Composite parent) {
    parent.setLayout(new GridLayout(1, false));

    // Create the CLabels
    CLabel one = new CLabel(parent, SWT.LEFT);
    one.setText("First Gradient Example");
    one.setLayoutData(new GridData(GridData.FILL_HORIZONTAL));

    // Set the background gradient
    one.setBackground(new Color[] {
        parent.getDisplay().getSystemColor(SWT.COLOR_BLUE)}, new int[] { 25, 50});

    CLabel two = new CLabel(parent, SWT.LEFT);
    two.setText("Second Gradient Example");
    two.setLayoutData(new GridData(GridData.FILL_HORIZONTAL));

    // Set the background gradient
    two.setBackground(new Color[] {
        parent.getDisplay().getSystemColor(SWT.COLOR_BLACK)}, new int[] { 33, 67,

   * The application entry point
   * @param args the command line arguments
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    new CLabelGradient().run();


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