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JDialog - akward problem

 
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hey all,
i have an applet that, depending on what button you push, calls a different jdialog everytime. with some of the dialogs the program waits for the user to either press ok or cancel before it continues with the method that launched the dialog box, and with others it while the dialog is open it continues with the code in the calling method??
why is this happening?
 
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Welcome to JavaRanch, Tys!
I'm moving this to the Swing / JFC / AWT forum, where folks just love to get all messy with this GUI stuff...
 
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It sounds like some of the dialogs are modal and some aren't...

You can set a dialog to be modal through either a boolean argument in it's constructor, or through the setModal( boolean ) method.
 
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thanks nate,
but all the dialogs are created in the same way. they are all none modal with no parent(null) frame. ive tried setting all of them to modal but it is still the same.
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How are the JDialogs being launched? Are all of them just constructed from regular JDialogs, or are they using different JDialog subclasses?

If they are using subclasses, maybe someone stopped execution from returning by using a wait() with a notify() in the dialog button's ActionListener or something.
 
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