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What's contents in the userguide?
Use a JDialog and a JEditPane to implement online-help,OK or not?
 
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Hi Xi,
What's contents in the userguide?

Instructions telling the user how to use your program.
Use a JDialog and a JEditPane to implement online-help,OK or not?

If you want to have online help, then I think a JEditorPane is a good idea. Why are you using a JDialog though?
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Hi Andrew:
If I do not use a JDialog.
Where is JEditorPane placed?
 
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Hi Xi,
This was another one of my many questions trying to get people to explain their choices.
There is nothing wrong with using a JDialog, and in fact it could give you some nice features if you want them. For example, if the user minimizes your main application window, the JDialog will be automatically minimized as well.
Personally I used a JFrame for my online help. The online help was integrated into the submitted application (so the user clicked on of the help buttons, and a help window popped up) but it could also work as a stand alone application - you cannot get that with a JDialog (or at least not as cleanly).
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