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If the user doesn't move the slider, JOptionPane.getInputValue() correctly returns JOptionPane.UNINITIALIZED_VALUE.

Using JOptionPane with a JSlider
import javax.swing.JDialog;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JOptionPane;
import javax.swing.JSlider;
import javax.swing.event.ChangeEvent;
import javax.swing.event.ChangeListener;

public class JSliderOnJOptionPane {
  public static void main(final String[] args) {
    JFrame parent = new JFrame();

    JOptionPane optionPane = new JOptionPane();
    JSlider slider = getSlider(optionPane);
    optionPane.setMessage(new Object[] { "Select a value: ", slider });
    JDialog dialog = optionPane.createDialog(parent, "My Slider");
    System.out.println("Input: " + optionPane.getInputValue());

  static JSlider getSlider(final JOptionPane optionPane) {
    JSlider slider = new JSlider();
    ChangeListener changeListener = new ChangeListener() {
      public void stateChanged(ChangeEvent changeEvent) {
        JSlider theSlider = (JSlider) changeEvent.getSource();
        if (!theSlider.getValueIsAdjusting()) {
          optionPane.setInputValue(new Integer(theSlider.getValue()));
    return slider;


14.56.JOptionPane Dialog
14.56.1.Creating a JOptionPane
14.56.2.The JOptionPane Message Argument is an Object, not a String.
14.56.3.The JOptionPane Message Type and Icon Arguments
14.56.4.The JOptionPane Option Type Argument
14.56.5.The JOptionPane Options and Initial Value Arguments
14.56.6.JOptionPane Option Position Constants
14.56.7.Using JOptionPane to Display a Message
14.56.8.Using JOptionPane to Prompt User Confirmation
14.56.9.Using JOptionPane to prompt user confirmation: a demoUsing JOptionPane to prompt user confirmation: a demo
14.56.10.Using JOptionPane to Obtain User Input
14.56.11.Using JOptionPane with a predefined selectionsUsing JOptionPane with a predefined selections
14.56.12.Display JOptionPane
14.56.13.JOptionPane Utility Class: Get selection from JOptionPaneJOptionPane Utility Class: Get selection from JOptionPane
14.56.14.Message Pop-UpsMessage Pop-Ups
14.56.15.Confirm Pop-UpsConfirm Pop-Ups
14.56.16.Input Pop-UpsInput Pop-Ups
14.56.17.Big value list for JOptionInput DialogBig value list for JOptionInput Dialog
14.56.18.Option Pop-UpsOption Pop-Ups
14.56.19.String Array Option PopupsString Array Option Popups
14.56.20.Complex message argumentsComplex message arguments
14.56.21.Adding Components to the Button Area: Using JOptionPane with a JButton containing a text label and an iconAdding Components to the Button Area: Using JOptionPane with a JButton containing a text label and an icon
14.56.22.Sample JOptionPane in a JDialogSample JOptionPane in a JDialog
14.56.23.Instant Input DialogsInstant Input Dialogs
14.56.25.Dialog without parent componentDialog without parent component
14.56.26.To displays a dialog with a list of choices in a drop-down list boxTo displays a dialog with a list of choices in a drop-down list box
14.56.27.Understanding the Message PropertyUnderstanding the Message Property
14.56.28.Using JOptionPane with a JSliderUsing JOptionPane with a JSlider
14.56.29.Displaying Multiline MessagesDisplaying Multiline Messages
14.56.30.Setting JOptionPane button labels to FrenchSetting JOptionPane button labels to French
14.56.31.Tip Of Day Dialog
14.56.32.About dialogAbout dialog
14.56.33.Create a Confirm Dialog Box
14.56.34.Create a Message Dialog Box
14.56.35.Yes no cancel dialog
14.56.36.OK cancel option dialog
14.56.37.Dialog with default options
14.56.38.Customize JOptionPane buttons
14.56.39.Modal dialog with yes/no button
14.56.40.Modal dialog with OK/cancel and a text field
14.56.41.Wait for a click and then quit
14.56.42.Localize a JOptionPane dialog
14.56.43.Modifiable JOptionPane
14.56.44.Customizing a JOptionPane Look and Feel