Re: Applet and parent browser

Roedy Green <>
Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:29:00 -0800
On Thu, 19 Jan 2012 14:58:56 -0800 (PST), simplicity
<> wrote, quoted or indirectly quoted someone who
said :

Window title is not what I need. I just mentioned it because I thought
that checking it may be used as a form of debugging.

what you might need is
     * find Frame/JFrame enclosing a
Component/Container/Dialog/Applet... Returns null if can't find one.
     * Useful when you need to pass the enclosing Frame to to a
JDialog constructor.
     * @return Frame, will be typically not be a literal Frame, but a
     * javax.swing.JFrame, sun.applet.AppletViewer, class
sun.plugin2.main.client.PluginEmbeddedFrame (For JApplet)
    public static Frame getParentFrame( Component child )
        Container c = child.getParent();
        while ( c != null )
            if ( c instanceof Frame )
                return ( Frame ) c;
            c = c.getParent();
        return null;
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