Re: auto-resizing applets?

"Oliver Wong" <>
Mon, 28 Aug 2006 18:30:28 GMT
"yawnmoth" <> wrote in message

Say I have the following applet:

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

public class Test extends Applet
  public void start()
        add(new Label(getParameter("echo")));
     catch (Exception e)

Here's how I'm including it:

<applet width="500" height="500" code="Test.class">
 <param name="echo" value="hello, world!" />

The only problem with this method is that the width and height are
fixed. Is there a way for the width and height to be exactly as big as
they need to be to display the echo parameter, whatever it may be?

    No easy way, AFAIK. You could try JavaScript on the HTML side.

Also, would it be possible to change the font of the Label?

 Or maybe
make it so that you can highlight the Label's text just as you can
normal html?

    - Oliver

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