Re: can anyone [lew?] help with this???

Knute Johnson <>
Thu, 07 Jun 2007 10:27:33 -0700
beelzibub @ bawston school for idiots wrote:

Knute Johnson wrote:

beelzibub @ bawston school for idiots wrote:

... i redesigned my first attempt which usedd a single spinner
now i have 3 but they do nothing???
 * @(#)BigFonts4
 * @Kevin
 * @version 1.30 2007/4/20
import java.text.*;
import java.text.ParseException;

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

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.*;
import javax.swing.BorderFactory.*;
import javax.swing.border.Border;

abstract class BigFonts extends JComponent
        implements MouseMotionListener, ActionListener,
        ChangeListener {

    int newx = 125, newy = 95;

    //make draggable
 /* public void MouseDragged(MouseEvent e){

        addMouseMotionListener( this );

    public void paintComponent(Graphics g){
        String st = " Starting ...";
        g.drawString(st, newx, newy);
    } */

    public static String doTime(String ts){

        String thetime;
        Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
        SimpleDateFormat tf = new SimpleDateFormat( "h:mm:ss aa" ) ;
        thetime = tf.format(calendar.getTime());
        return thetime;

    public static void addToBox(String thetime){

        // make text bigger for visually impaired friend

        Font big = new Font("Serif", Font.BOLD, 40);
        Border raisedetched ;
        String alarmTime;
        raisedetched = BorderFactory.createMatteBorder(5, 5, 5, 5,;
        JLabel msg = new JLabel("Time to go.");
        JButton thedisplay = new JButton(thetime);

        // prepare alarm

        Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
        Date initDate = calendar.getTime();
        Date earliestDate = calendar.getTime();
        Date latestDate = calendar.getTime();
        SpinnerDateModel model = new SpinnerDateModel(initDate,

        JSpinner alarm = new JSpinner(model);
        alarm.setEditor(new JSpinner.DateEditor(alarm, "h:mm:ss a"));


  public static void setAlarm(JButton thedisplay){

            Border compound = BorderFactory.createCompoundBorder();
            Font big = new Font("Serif",Font.BOLD, 40);
            Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
            Date initDate = calendar.getTime();
            Date earliestDate = calendar.getTime();
            Date latestDate = calendar.getTime();
            SpinnerDateModel model = new SpinnerDateModel(initDate,

            JSpinner hour = new JSpinner(model);
            hour.setEditor(new DateEditor(hour, "00"));
            model = new SpinnerDateModel();

            JSpinner minute = new JSpinner(model);
            minute.setEditor (new DateEditor(minute, "00"));
            model = new SpinnerDateModel();

            JSpinner second = new JSpinner(model);
            second.setEditor(new DateEditor(second, "00"));

            JFrame display = new JFrame("Time Is: ");
            display.setBounds(1,50,250, 100);
            JFrame display2 = new JFrame("Set Allarm :' ");
            SpinnerDateModel models = new SpinnerDateModel(initDate,
            display2.setLayout(new FlowLayout());

    // spinner action

    public void stateChanged(ChangeEvent evt){

        try {
            JSpinner setit = (JSpinner) (evt.getSource());
        } catch (ParseException p) {}

    public static void main(String[] args){

        boolean set;
        set = true;
        String st = " Starting ...";
        String theTime = " ";
        String theAlarm = " ";
        Thread t = new Thread();
        Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
            for (;;) { // forever
            } // forever
        }catch (Exception e){}
        //{ who cares?)



You have hundreds of Spinners. What are you trying to do? This makes
absolutely no sense.

... i have 3 spinners that represent hours, minutes and seconds which i
am using to set the allarm but it won't work ... yet.


I think you are a troll, go away!


Knute Johnson
email s/nospam/knute/

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