Re: JMenuBar menuitem position off

IchBin <>
Fri, 23 Jun 2006 17:57:18 -0400
<> wrote:

I'm trying to use a jmenubar in a japplet. I can get the menu but when
you click on a menu item the dropdown items are in the lower right hand
of the panel instead of below the menu item? Any ideas?


package webapplet;

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.applet.*;
import javax.swing.*;

public class Applet1 extends JApplet {
    boolean isStandalone = false;
    JMenuBar jMenuBar1 = new JMenuBar();
    JMenu jMenu1 = new JMenu();
    JMenuItem jMenuItem1 = new JMenuItem();
    JButton jButton1 = new JButton();
    JPanel jPanel1 = new JPanel();
    JLabel jLabel1 = new JLabel();
    BorderLayout borderLayout1 = new BorderLayout();
    BorderLayout borderLayout2 = new BorderLayout();
    public String getParameter(String key, String def) {
        return isStandalone ? System.getProperty(key, def) :
                (getParameter(key) != null ? getParameter(key) : def);

    public Applet1() {

    public void init() {
        try {
        } catch (Exception e) {

    private void jbInit() throws Exception {
        this.setSize(new Dimension(355, 203));
        jPanel1.setPreferredSize(new Dimension(300, 100));
        jPanel1.add(jLabel1, java.awt.BorderLayout.NORTH);
        jPanel1.add(jButton1, java.awt.BorderLayout.SOUTH);

    public void start() {

    public void stop() {

    public void destroy() {

    public String getAppletInfo() {
        return "Applet Information";

    public String[][] getParameterInfo() {
        return null;

    static {
        try {


        } catch (Exception e) {

The Applet is running just the way you coded it. That is,

- a JMenuBar with a JMenu("File")
- one JMenuItem("Exit") under JMenu.

Select JMenu and JMenuItem drops down under the JMenu..


Thanks in Advance...
IchBin, Pocono Lake, Pa, USA

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