import javax.swing.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;

public class LookAndFeelDemo extends JFrame {

private String strings[] = { "Metal", "Motif", "Windows" };
private UIManager.LookAndFeelInfo looks[];
private JRadioButton radio[];
private ButtonGroup group;
private JButton button;
private JLabel label;
private JComboBox comboBox;

public LookAndFeelDemo()
super( "Look and Feel Demo" );

Container c = getContentPane();

JPanel northPanel = new JPanel();
northPanel.setLayout( new GridLayout( 3, 1, 0, 5 ) );
label = new JLabel( "This is a Metal look-and-feel",
SwingConstants.CENTER );
northPanel.add( label );
button = new JButton( "JButton" );
northPanel.add( button );
comboBox = new JComboBox( strings );
northPanel.add( comboBox );

c.add( northPanel, BorderLayout.NORTH );

JPanel southPanel = new JPanel();
radio = new JRadioButton[ strings.length ];
group = new ButtonGroup();
ItemHandler handler = new ItemHandler();
new GridLayout( 1, radio.length ) );

for ( int i = 0; i < radio.length; i++ ) {
radio[ i ] = new JRadioButton( strings[ i ] );
radio[ i ].addItemListener( handler );
group.add( radio[ i ] );
southPanel.add( radio[ i ] );

c.add( southPanel, BorderLayout.SOUTH );

// get the installed look-and-feel information
looks = UIManager.getInstalledLookAndFeels();

setSize( 300, 200 );

radio[ 0 ].setSelected( true );

private void changeTheLookAndFeel( int value )
try {
looks[ value ].getClassName() );
SwingUtilities.updateComponentTreeUI( this );
catch ( Exception e ) {

public static void main( String args[] )
LookAndFeelDemo dx = new LookAndFeelDemo();

new WindowAdapter() {
public void windowClosing( WindowEvent e )
System.exit( 0 );

private class ItemHandler implements ItemListener {
public void itemStateChanged( ItemEvent e )
for ( int i = 0; i < radio.length; i++ )
if ( radio[ i ].isSelected() ) {
label.setText( "This is a " +
strings[ i ] + " look-and-feel" );
comboBox.setSelectedIndex( i );
changeTheLookAndFeel( i );

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