Re: show JDialog every 30 seconds

Knute Johnson <>
Wed, 04 Nov 2009 20:47:01 -0800
Lew wrote:

Knute Johnson wrote:

Jim Janney wrote:

Anabolik <> writes:

I made in Timer. Here the code:

int delay = 30000;
Timer timer = new Timer();
timer.schedule(new TimerTask() {
            public void run() {
                }, delay);

but my dialog did not appear on the front of all windows.

Your code is running on the wrong thread. See

Probably not necessary. repaint() certainly not and toFront() is a
method of Window and probably doesn't need to be called on the EDT.

Why would it not need to be called on the EDT?

There isn't anything in the Javadocs to indicate that Window is thread

Window is an AWT component. No requirement to use the EDT on AWT
components that I know of.


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