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Customize JCheckBox icons


import java.awt.FlowLayout;

import javax.swing.ImageIcon;
import javax.swing.JCheckBox;
import javax.swing.JFrame;

public class JCheckBoxCustomIcon extends JFrame {
  public JCheckBoxCustomIcon() {
    setSize(300, 300);
    setLayout(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.LEFT));

    JCheckBox checkBox = new JCheckBox("Check me!");

    // Set default icon for checkbox
    checkBox.setIcon(new ImageIcon("icon.png"));
    // Set selected icon when checkbox state is selected
    checkBox.setSelectedIcon(new ImageIcon("selectedIcon.png"));
    // Set disabled icon for checkbox
    checkBox.setDisabledIcon(new ImageIcon("disabledIcon.png"));
    // Set disabled-selected icon for checkbox
    checkBox.setDisabledSelectedIcon(new ImageIcon("disabledSelectedIcon.png"));
    // Set checkbox icon when checkbox is pressed
    checkBox.setPressedIcon(new ImageIcon("pressedIcon.png"));
    // Set icon when a mouse is over the checkbox
    checkBox.setRolloverIcon(new ImageIcon("rolloverIcon.png"));
    // Set icon when a mouse is over a selected checkbox
    checkBox.setRolloverSelectedIcon(new ImageIcon("rolloverSelectedIcon.png"));


  public static void main(String[] args) {
    new JCheckBoxCustomIcon().setVisible(true);


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