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Fran Costigan
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I'm creating a java GUI application with labels and textboxes etc, but how do i change the font style and size, eg: change it to times new roman, size 12, bold???
 
Craig Wood
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Label, TextField, JLabel, JTextField each have access to the setFont method that you can use. Or you could use getFont and alter the style and size of the returned font with the deriveFont method. See Font class api for details.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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