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Listening to Color Selection Changes
import java.awt.BorderLayout;
import java.awt.Color;
import java.awt.Font;

import javax.swing.JColorChooser;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JLabel;
import javax.swing.colorchooser.ColorSelectionModel;
import javax.swing.event.ChangeEvent;
import javax.swing.event.ChangeListener;

public class ListeningJColorChooserSample {

  public static void main(String args[]) {
    JFrame frame = new JFrame("JColorChooser Popup");

    final JLabel label = new JLabel("", JLabel.CENTER);
    label.setFont(new Font("Serif", Font.BOLD | Font.ITALIC, 48));

    frame.add(label, BorderLayout.SOUTH);

    final JColorChooser colorChooser = new JColorChooser(label.getBackground());

    ColorSelectionModel model = colorChooser.getSelectionModel();
    ChangeListener changeListener = new ChangeListener() {
      public void stateChanged(ChangeEvent changeEvent) {
        Color newForegroundColor = colorChooser.getColor();

    frame.add(colorChooser, BorderLayout.CENTER);


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