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How to change the L&F

 
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I have downloaded SkinL&F and want to use the midnight theme pack. I have no idea how to use this at all. can you please help me?
 
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Have you looked at the Swing tutorial here? The L&F you are using should have its own jar files because they are not the L&F that comes with Java API. Have you looked at those docs for how to apply or use it?
 
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Yes i and i cannot figure out how to get i working. any help will be greatly appreciated.
 
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It's quite easy if you follow the First Time tutorial on the SkinL&F site:
 
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Where do i put the SkinL&F things that i downoaded? do i put them in the jar that i am using? or do i put it in a certain java directory?
 
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You need to put the new LAF jar on your classpath.
 
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I have heard that before but i never did understand what it meant. can you please explain?
 
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http://faq.javaranch.com/java/HowToSetTheClasspath
 
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