Vertical Label UI : JLabel « Swing « Java Tutorial

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import java.awt.Dimension;
import java.awt.FontMetrics;
import java.awt.Graphics;
import java.awt.Graphics2D;
import java.awt.Insets;
import java.awt.Rectangle;
import java.awt.geom.AffineTransform;

import javax.swing.Icon;
import javax.swing.JComponent;
import javax.swing.JLabel;
import javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicLabelUI;

 * This is the template for Classes.
 * @since carbon 1.0
 * @author Greg Hinkle, January 2002
 * @version $Revision: 1.4 $($Author: dvoet $ / $Date: 2003/05/05 21:21:27 $)
 * @copyright 2002 Sapient
public class VerticalLabelUI extends BasicLabelUI {
    static {
        labelUI = new VerticalLabelUI(false);

    protected boolean clockwise;

    public VerticalLabelUI(boolean clockwise) {
        this.clockwise = clockwise;

    public Dimension getPreferredSize(JComponent c) {
        Dimension dim = super.getPreferredSize(c);
        return new Dimension( dim.height, dim.width );

    private static Rectangle paintIconR = new Rectangle();
    private static Rectangle paintTextR = new Rectangle();
    private static Rectangle paintViewR = new Rectangle();
    private static Insets paintViewInsets = new Insets(0, 0, 0, 0);

    public void paint(Graphics g, JComponent c) {

        JLabel label = (JLabel)c;
        String text = label.getText();
        Icon icon = (label.isEnabled()) ? label.getIcon() : label.getDisabledIcon();

        if ((icon == null) && (text == null)) {

        FontMetrics fm = g.getFontMetrics();
        paintViewInsets = c.getInsets(paintViewInsets);

        paintViewR.x = paintViewInsets.left;
        paintViewR.y =;

        // Use inverted height & width
        paintViewR.height = c.getWidth() - (paintViewInsets.left + paintViewInsets.right);
        paintViewR.width = c.getHeight() - ( + paintViewInsets.bottom);

        paintIconR.x = paintIconR.y = paintIconR.width = paintIconR.height = 0;
        paintTextR.x = paintTextR.y = paintTextR.width = paintTextR.height = 0;

        String clippedText =
            layoutCL(label, fm, text, icon, paintViewR, paintIconR, paintTextR);

        Graphics2D g2 = (Graphics2D) g;
        AffineTransform tr = g2.getTransform();
        if (clockwise) {
            g2.rotate( Math.PI / 2 );
            g2.translate( 0, - c.getWidth() );
        } else {
            g2.rotate( - Math.PI / 2 );
            g2.translate( - c.getHeight(), 0 );

        if (icon != null) {
            icon.paintIcon(c, g, paintIconR.x, paintIconR.y);

        if (text != null) {
            int textX = paintTextR.x;
            int textY = paintTextR.y + fm.getAscent();

            if (label.isEnabled()) {
                paintEnabledText(label, g, clippedText, textX, textY);
            } else {
                paintDisabledText(label, g, clippedText, textX, textY);

        g2.setTransform( tr );

14.3.2.Create JLabel component
14.3.3.Create a JLabel with an image icon
14.3.4.JLabel is for displaying text, images or both. It does not react to input events.
14.3.5.Horizontal Alignment: CENTER
14.3.6.Vertical Alignment: CENTER
14.3.7.Horizontal Alignment: LEFT
14.3.8.Vertical Alignment: TOP
14.3.9.Horizontal Alignment: RIGHT
14.3.10.Vertical Alignment: BOTTOM
14.3.11.The text is horizontally and vertically centered
14.3.12.The text is right-justified and vertically centered
14.3.13.The text is left-justified and top-aligned
14.3.14.The text is right-justified and top-aligned
14.3.15.The text is left-justified and bottom-aligned
14.3.16.The text is right-justified and bottom-aligned
14.3.17.Add Icon to JLabelAdd Icon to JLabel
14.3.18.Mix Icon and text in JLabelMix Icon and text in JLabel
14.3.19.Set Font and foreground color for a JLabelSet Font and foreground color for a JLabel
14.3.20.Load image from disk file and add it to a JLabelLoad image from disk file and add it to a JLabel
14.3.21.Using JLabel Mnemonics: Interconnect a specific JLabel and JTextField.Using JLabel Mnemonics: Interconnect a specific JLabel and JTextField.
14.3.22.Using a JLabel and pass in HTML for the textUsing a JLabel and pass in HTML for the text
14.3.23.Multiline label (HTML)
14.3.24.JLabel with more than one row
14.3.25.A simple Bean which extends JLabel
14.3.26.Add JLabel to JScrollPane
14.3.27.Disable a label
14.3.28.Unicode with Label
14.3.29.Customizing a JLabel Look and Feel
14.3.30.Associate JLabel component with a JTextField
14.3.31.Setting the Focus of a JTextField Component Using a JLabel Component
14.3.32.JLabel with lined border
14.3.33.A Label that uses inline HTML to format its text
14.3.34.A label with no indication it has been clicked
14.3.35.Adding Drag-and-Drop Support to a JLabel Component
14.3.36.Have a Label with underlined text
14.3.37.Multi Line Label
14.3.38.Vertical Label UI
14.3.39.Time panel shows the current time.
14.3.40.URL Label
14.3.41.Hyperlink Label
14.3.42.Gradient Label