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File
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View -->Customer
-->Product
-->Order
-->Inventory
-->Invoice
Create New
Update
Delete
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Exit
from the view, customer... how can i open the customer page and hide the currentpage
let's say it is (Inventory)?
 
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Look at CardLayout... it lets you "flip" between different panels in the layout...
 
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The problem is i dun want a cardlayout...
 
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Ummmm... that's a big problem... because you SHOULD...

 
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i think you wanna set some data in frame from your menu. so why you not put this data in frame and use frame.repaint()?
 
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heeheee... i really not familiar with java... how does the frame.repaint() works?
 
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repaint() isn't exactly the method you are looking for... I think jrookie is saying that you can dynamically add and remove components from your frame. You can use the remove() and add() methods... then you'll need to call invalidate() or validate(), not repaint(). However, all of this is handled much more understandably by using CardLayout... which is why I'm unsure of why you don't want to use it...
 
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