JColorChooser with custom preview panel : JColorChooser « Swing « Java Tutorial

  1. To turn off the preview panel, change the previewPanel to a not-null component.
  2. When the property is set to null, the default preview panel for the look and feel is shown.
  3. Setting the property to an empty JPanel serves the purpose of not showing the preview panel.
import java.awt.Font;

import javax.swing.BorderFactory;
import javax.swing.JColorChooser;
import javax.swing.JDialog;
import javax.swing.JLabel;
import javax.swing.JPanel;

public class JColorChooserWithCustomPreviewPanel {

  public static void main(String[] a) {

    final JLabel previewLabel = new JLabel("I Love Swing", JLabel.CENTER);
    previewLabel.setFont(new Font("Serif", Font.BOLD | Font.ITALIC, 48));
    JColorChooser colorChooser = new JColorChooser();

    JDialog d = colorChooser.createDialog(null,"",true,colorChooser,null,null);


14.76.1.Display Color chooser dialogDisplay Color chooser dialog
14.76.2.Use a Color Chooser
14.76.3.Creating a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.4.Getting and Setting the Selected Color in a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.5.Preview pane simply displays the currently selected color.
14.76.6.Listening to Color Selection ChangesListening to Color Selection Changes
14.76.7.Creating and Showing a JColorChooser Pop-Up WindowCreating and Showing a JColorChooser Pop-Up Window
14.76.8.Customizing Action Listeners on JColorChooser ButtonsCustomizing Action Listeners on JColorChooser Buttons
14.76.9.Linking JColorChooser with component's colorLinking JColorChooser with component's color
14.76.10.Dragging-and-Dropping Colors Across JColorChooser ComponentsDragging-and-Dropping Colors Across JColorChooser Components
14.76.11.JColorChooser with custom preview panel
14.76.12.Changing the Color Chooser PanelsChanging the Color Chooser Panels
14.76.13.Setting the Order of the Color Chooser Panel Tabs in a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.14.Retrieving the Color Chooser Panels in a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.15.Removing a Color Chooser Panel from a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.16.Removing the Preview Panel from a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.17.Customizing the Preview Panel of a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.18.Listening for OK and Cancel Events in a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.19.Adding a Custom Color Chooser Panel to a JColorChooser Dialog
14.76.20.Customizing a JColorChooser Look and Feel
14.76.21.Choose foreground or background color