Using StyledTextArea from an applet.

COMPONENT JAVA
AWT Styled Text Component

Budi Kurniawan
Listing 2. Using StyledTextArea from an applet.


import java.awt.*;
import java.applet.*;

public class Applet1 extends Applet {
  int width = 200;
  StyledTextArea styledTextArea = new
    StyledTextArea(width);
  ScrollPane scrollPane = new ScrollPane();
  Font font1 = new Font("arial", 0, 14);
  Font font2 = new Font("arial", 2, 16);
  Font font3 = new Font("monospaced", 3, 20);
  public Applet1() {
    try  {
      init();
    }
    catch(Exception e) {
      e.printStackTrace();
    }
  }

  private void init() throws Exception {
    this.setLayout(null);
    scrollPane.setBackground(Color.white);
    scrollPane.setBounds(new Rectangle(0, 0,
      width, 200));
    styledTextArea.setBounds(new Rectangle(0,
      0, width, 0));
    add(styledTextArea, null);
    styledTextArea.setBounds(0,0,width,0);
    add(scrollPane, null);
    scrollPane.add(styledTextArea);

    styledTextArea.append("The main advantage
      of using the StyledTextArea component
      is . . .", font1, Color.blue);
    styledTextArea.append("you can make your
      text colorful.", font2, Color.red);
    styledTextArea.append("But that is not
      the only one.", font3, Color.magenta);
  }
}

About the Author

Budi Kurniawan is an independent consultant who is currently working on a project for Kidz.net Ltd. in Sydney, Australia. He can be contacted at BudiK@au.kidz.net.

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