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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [EXT] JFrame with OO as parent
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 08:54:49 GMT
On 2/15/12 2:10 AM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
> Hi Fabian,
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 02:59:09PM +0100, fabian wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I searching for a way to set the OO mainframe as parent to a Java
>> swing dialog.  By now I don't think this is possible and only
>> workarounds can be used to at least disable all functionality of the
>> OO in the background while a JFrame is running.
>> But does someone know better and can correct me?
> AFAIK the best integration you can achieve is by "embedding" the Swing
> components inside a UNO dialog. A rather complex subject to explain in
> a mail. You can try this extension (only tested in Linux and Windows
> XP):
> It gets the modality and integration in AOO by executing a Uno AWT
> dialog, and by means of some system dependent stuff (wrapped in AOO API,
> you don't have to mess with that) it uses a Swing JPanel with other
> Swing components inside.

cool, I wasn't aware that it works. Have to take a closer look on it, 
sounds very interesting.

Can you explain it a little bit more ...


> I only tested this on Linux/Windows XP, it may not work in other OSs.
> Source code (a Netbeans project):

> Regards

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