Re: my slider ??

"beelzibub @ bawston school for idiots" <comprehensivecenter>
Fri, 18 May 2007 18:45:10 -0400
Andrew Thompson wrote:

beelzibub @ bawston school for idiots wrote:

           JSpinner alarm = (JSpinner) (evt.getSource());


any tips appreciated.

- Post compilable code.
- Add any compilation or error output received, or
failing that, a description of the actual as opposed
to expected behaviour.
- Ask a question (beyond the 'my slider??' in the sub. -
which makes no sense to me, as a question).
- Have a subject line that matches the components
mentioned. Is this about JSpinner or JSlider?

.... here is my code. it runs but without the spinner [which i always
cAll slider <shrug>. i am doing this on my own for the knowledge so pls
no code but explations.


 * @author kevin
 * @(#)MyClock2.
 * @Kevin
 * @version 1.20 2007/4/20
import java.text.*;
import java.text.ParseException;

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.awt.event.ActionEvent;
import java.awt.event.ActionListener;
import java.awt.Color;
import java.awt.Font;
import java.awt.GridLayout;

import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;

import java.util.*;
import java.util.Calendar.*;
import java.util.Date.*;

import javax.swing.*;
import javax.swing.SpinnerDateModel;
import javax.swing.event.*;
import javax.swing.event.ChangeListener;
import javax.swing.event.ChangeEvent;
import javax.swing.JSpinner.*;

abstract class BigFonts extends JComponent
        implements MouseMotionListener, ActionListener,
    int newx=125, newy=95;
    String st = " Starting ...";
    public void paintComponent(Graphics g){
        g.drawString(st, newx, newy);
//make draggable
    public void MouseDragged(MouseEvent e){
        // int newx =0;newy = 0;
    public static String doTime(String ts){
        Calendar earliestdate, latestdate;
        String thetime;
        Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
        SimpleDateFormat tf = new SimpleDateFormat( "h:mm:ss a" ) ;
        thetime = tf.format(calendar.getTime());
        return thetime;

    public static void addToBox(String thetime){
        // make text bigger for visually impaired friend
        //ChangeListener listener;
        String alarmTime;
        Font big = new Font("Serif", Font.BOLD, 40);
        JLabel msg = new JLabel("Time to go.");
        JButton thedisplay = new JButton(thetime);
        thedisplay.setSize(400, 400);
        // prepare alarm
        JFrame display = new JFrame("Set the Alarm , please");
        Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
        // spinner model -- for setting alarm
        Date presentTime = calendar.getTime();
        Date earliestTime = calendar.getTime();
        Date latestTime = calendar.getTime();
        //SimpleDateFormat model = new SimpleDateFormat( "h:mm:ss a" ) ;
       SpinnerDateModel model = new SpinnerDateModel(presentTime ,
       JSpinner alarm = new JSpinner(model);
       alarm.setEditor (new JSpinner.DateEditor(alarm,"hh:mm:ss"));

       alarm.setSize(500, 100);

        // put it all in a layout
        display.setLayout(new FlowLayout());
            // spinner action
       public void stateChanged(ChangeEvent evt){
           JSpinner tmp = (JSpinner) (evt.getSource());
           try {
           } catch (ParseException e) {}
    public static void main(String[] args){
        String theTime = " ";
        String theAlarm = " ";
        String st = " Starting ...";
        Thread t = new Thread();
        Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
            for (;;) { // forever
            } // forever
        }catch (Exception e){}
            //{ who cares?)



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