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Julian Sitkevich
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I am building a Swing UI that will be working with various types of documents. I decided to design the GUI in an MDI (Multiple Document Interface) format. I have read articles on slashdot on why or why not to use MDI, but they were mostly from Linux GUI point of view. Does anyone have their own experiences on MDI from a Swing point of view?
Thanks!
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Michael Szul
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I developed a photo explorer program for myself in Java Swing (one of the first things I did in the language) that opened images and log files.
This was done using the MDI format and runs fine for me. Some of my digital photos are in the megabytes in size and it still runs great.
...and I happen to do all my development work and personal work on Linux.
 
Julian Sitkevich
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Michael,
Thanks for your reply. I would love to take a look at the software you developed. Maybe a screenshot or something. If that's not possible I understand.
Currently, I am doing most of my java development on Linux. If you would like to take a look at the article I am refering to, here it is:
Opera Browser for Linux/X11 Nears Beta
Cheers!
 
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