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A utility class to tune the Metal look and feel.

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 * UIUtilities.java
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 * (C) Copyright 2002-2005, by Object Refinery Limited.
 * Original Author:  Thomas Morgner (for Object Refinery Limited);
 * Contributor(s):   -;
 * $Id: UIUtilities.java,v 1.7 2007/11/02 17:50:36 taqua Exp $
 * Changes:
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 * 25-Jul-2002 : Version 1 (TM);

import java.awt.Color;

import javax.swing.UIDefaults;
import javax.swing.UIManager;
import javax.swing.border.EmptyBorder;
import javax.swing.border.EtchedBorder;
import javax.swing.border.MatteBorder;
import javax.swing.plaf.BorderUIResource;

 * A utility class to tune the Metal look and feel.
 * @author Thomas Morgner
public class UIUtilities {

   * Set up the user interface.
  public static void setupUI() {
    try {
      final String classname = UIManager.getSystemLookAndFeelClassName();
    } catch (Exception e) {

    final UIDefaults defaults = UIManager.getDefaults();

    defaults.put("PopupMenu.border", new BorderUIResource.EtchedBorderUIResource(
        EtchedBorder.RAISED, defaults.getColor("controlShadow"), defaults

    final MatteBorder matteborder = new MatteBorder(1, 1, 1, 1, Color.black);
    final EmptyBorder emptyborder = new MatteBorder(2, 2, 2, 2, defaults.getColor("control"));
    final BorderUIResource.CompoundBorderUIResource compBorder = new BorderUIResource.CompoundBorderUIResource(
        emptyborder, matteborder);
    final BorderUIResource.EmptyBorderUIResource emptyBorderUI = new BorderUIResource.EmptyBorderUIResource(
        0, 0, 0, 0);
    defaults.put("SplitPane.border", emptyBorderUI);
    defaults.put("Table.scrollPaneBorder", emptyBorderUI);
    defaults.put("ComboBox.border", compBorder);
    defaults.put("TextField.border", compBorder);
    defaults.put("TextArea.border", compBorder);
    defaults.put("CheckBox.border", compBorder);
    defaults.put("ScrollPane.border", emptyBorderUI);




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