Class ErrorBox


public class ErrorBox
extends ClosableDialog
implements ActionListener

ErrorBox is a dialog box used for presenting error
messages. It remains visible until the user dismisses it by
clicking the "Dismiss" button.

M. Dennis Mickunas

Fields inherited from class java.awt.Component

Constructor Summary
          Constructs a modal error box with a generic error message.
ErrorBox(String errorText)
          Constructs a modal error box with a specific error message.

Method Summary
 voidactionPerformed(ActionEvent e)
          Listens for the button press.

Methods inherited from class java.awt.Dialog
addNotify, isModal, setModal, getTitle, setTitle, show, hide, dispose, isResizable, setResizable, getAccessibleContext

Methods inherited from class java.awt.Window
pack, toFront, toBack, getToolkit, getWarningString, getLocale, getInputContext, setCursor, getOwner, getOwnedWindows, addWindowListener, removeWindowListener, getListeners, getFocusOwner, postEvent, isShowing, applyResourceBundle, applyResourceBundle, getGraphicsConfiguration

Methods inherited from class java.awt.Container
getComponentCount, countComponents, getComponent, getComponents, getInsets, insets, add, add, add, add, add, remove, remove, removeAll, getLayout, setLayout, doLayout, layout, invalidate, validate, setFont, getPreferredSize, preferredSize, getMinimumSize, minimumSize, getMaximumSize, getAlignmentX, getAlignmentY, paint, update, print, paintComponents, printComponents, addContainerListener, removeContainerListener, deliverEvent, getComponentAt, locate, getComponentAt, findComponentAt, findComponentAt, removeNotify, isAncestorOf, list, list

Methods inherited from class java.awt.Component
getName, setName, getParent, getPeer, setDropTarget, getDropTarget, getTreeLock, isValid, isDisplayable, isVisible, isEnabled, setEnabled, enable, enable, disable, isDoubleBuffered, enableInputMethods, setVisible, show, getForeground, setForeground, getBackground, setBackground, getFont, setLocale, getColorModel, getLocation, getLocationOnScreen, location, setLocation, move, setLocation, getSize, size, setSize, resize, setSize, resize, getBounds, bounds, setBounds, reshape, setBounds, getX, getY, getWidth, getHeight, getBounds, getSize, getLocation, isOpaque, isLightweight, getGraphics, getFontMetrics, getCursor, paintAll, repaint, repaint, repaint, repaint, printAll, imageUpdate, createImage, createImage, prepareImage, prepareImage, checkImage, checkImage, contains, inside, contains, dispatchEvent, addComponentListener, removeComponentListener, addFocusListener, removeFocusListener, addHierarchyListener, removeHierarchyListener, addHierarchyBoundsListener, removeHierarchyBoundsListener, addKeyListener, removeKeyListener, addMouseListener, removeMouseListener, addMouseMotionListener, removeMouseMotionListener, addInputMethodListener, removeInputMethodListener, getInputMethodRequests, handleEvent, mouseDown, mouseDrag, mouseUp, mouseMove, mouseEnter, mouseExit, keyDown, keyUp, action, gotFocus, lostFocus, isFocusTraversable, requestFocus, transferFocus, nextFocus, hasFocus, add, remove, toString, list, list, list, addPropertyChangeListener, removePropertyChangeListener, addPropertyChangeListener, removePropertyChangeListener, setComponentOrientation, getComponentOrientation

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
getClass, hashCode, equals, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public ErrorBox()
Constructs a modal error box with a generic error message.


public ErrorBox(String errorText)
Constructs a modal error box with a specific error message.
errorText the string to be used as the error message
Method Detail


public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e)
Listens for the button press. The action is to dispose of this
error box, thereby returning control to the program that created
this error box.
e the ActionEvent that occurred

Association Links

to Class java.awt.Label

For displaying the text of the error message

to Class java.awt.Button

to Class java.awt.Font