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This program demonstrates the split pane component organizer.

This program demonstrates the split pane component organizer.
   This program is a part of the companion code for Core Java 8th ed.

   This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
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   the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
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import java.awt.BorderLayout;
import java.awt.EventQueue;

import javax.swing.ImageIcon;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JLabel;
import javax.swing.JList;
import javax.swing.JSplitPane;
import javax.swing.JTextArea;
import javax.swing.event.ListSelectionEvent;
import javax.swing.event.ListSelectionListener;

 * This program demonstrates the split pane component organizer.
 * @version 1.03 2007-08-01
 * @author Cay Horstmann
public class SplitPaneTest
   public static void main(String[] args)
      EventQueue.invokeLater(new Runnable()
            public void run()
               JFrame frame = new SplitPaneFrame();

 * This frame consists of two nested split panes to demonstrate planet images and data.
class SplitPaneFrame extends JFrame
   public SplitPaneFrame()

      // set up components for planet names, images, descriptions

      final JList planetList = new JList(planets);
      final JLabel planetImage = new JLabel();
      final JTextArea planetDescription = new JTextArea();

      planetList.addListSelectionListener(new ListSelectionListener()
            public void valueChanged(ListSelectionEvent event)
               Planet value = (Planet) planetList.getSelectedValue();

               // update image and description


      // set up split panes

      JSplitPane innerPane = new JSplitPane(JSplitPane.HORIZONTAL_SPLIT, planetList, planetImage);


      JSplitPane outerPane = new JSplitPane(JSplitPane.VERTICAL_SPLIT, innerPane,

      add(outerPane, BorderLayout.CENTER);

   private Planet[] planets = { new Planet("Mercury", 2440, 0), new Planet("Venus", 6052, 0),
         new Planet("Earth", 6378, 1), new Planet("Mars", 3397, 2),
         new Planet("Jupiter", 71492, 16), new Planet("Saturn", 60268, 18),
         new Planet("Uranus", 25559, 17), new Planet("Neptune", 24766, 8),
         new Planet("Pluto", 1137, 1), };
   private static final int DEFAULT_WIDTH = 300;
   private static final int DEFAULT_HEIGHT = 300;

 * Describes a planet.
class Planet
    * Constructs a planet.
    * @param n the planet name
    * @param r the planet radius
    * @param m the number of moons
   public Planet(String n, double r, int m)
      name = n;
      radius = r;
      moons = m;
      image = new ImageIcon(name + ".gif");

   public String toString()
      return name;

    * Gets a description of the planet.
    * @return the description
   public String getDescription()
      return "Radius: " + radius + "\nMoons: " + moons + "\n";

    * Gets an image of the planet.
    * @return the image
   public ImageIcon getImage()
      return image;

   private String name;
   private double radius;
   private int moons;
   private ImageIcon image;


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