JHotDraw 7.4.1

org.jhotdraw.app
Class MDIApplication

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.jhotdraw.beans.AbstractBean
      extended by org.jhotdraw.app.AbstractApplication
          extended by org.jhotdraw.app.MDIApplication
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable, java.lang.Cloneable, Application

public class MDIApplication
extends AbstractApplication

MDIApplication handles the lifecycle of Views using a multiple document interface (MDI).

An application consists of a parent JFrame which holds a JDesktopPane. The views reside in JInternalFrames inside of the JDesktopPane. The parent frame also contains a menu bar, toolbars and palette windows for the views.

The life cycle of the application is tied to the parent JFrame. Closing the parent JFrame quits the application. The parent frame has the following standard menus:

 File Edit Window Help
The file menu has the following standard menu items:
  New (NewFileAction.ID})
  Open... (OpenFileAction.ID})
  Open Recent > "Filename" (OpenRecentFileAction.ID})
  -
  Close (CloseFileAction.ID)
  Save (SaveFileAction.ID)
  Save As... (SaveFileAsAction.ID)
  -
  Print... (PrintFileAction.ID)
  -
  Exit (ExitAction.ID)
 
The edit menu has the following standard menu items:
  Settings (AbstractPreferencesAction.ID)
 
The window menu has the following standard menu items:
  Minimize (MinimizeWindowAction.ID)
  Maximize (MaximizeWindowAction.ID)
  -
  "Filename" (FocusWindowAction.ID)
 
The help menu has the following standard menu items:
  About (AboutAction.ID)
 
The menus provided by the ApplicationModel are inserted between the file menu and the window menu. In case the application model supplies a menu with the title "Edit" or "Help", the standard menu items are added with a seperator to the end of the menu.

Version:
$Id: MDIApplication.java 608 2010-01-11 18:46:00Z rawcoder $
Author:
Werner Randelshofer.
See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class org.jhotdraw.app.AbstractApplication
labels, model, VIEW_COUNT_PROPERTY
 
Fields inherited from class org.jhotdraw.beans.AbstractBean
propertySupport
 
Fields inherited from interface org.jhotdraw.app.Application
ACTIVE_VIEW_PROPERTY, RECENT_URIS_PROPERTY
 
Constructor Summary
MDIApplication()
          Creates a new instance.
 
Method Summary
 void configure(java.lang.String[] args)
          Configures the application using the provided arguments array.
 javax.swing.JMenu createEditMenu(View view)
          Creates an edit menu for the specified view.
 javax.swing.JMenu createFileMenu(View view)
          Creates a file menu for the specified view.
 javax.swing.JMenu createHelpMenu(View view)
          Creates a help menu for the specified view.
protected  javax.swing.JMenuBar createMenuBar(View v)
          Creates a menu bar.
protected  javax.swing.ActionMap createModelActionMap(ApplicationModel mo)
           
protected  javax.swing.ActionMap createViewActionMap(View v)
           
 javax.swing.JMenu createViewMenu(View v)
          Creates a view menu for the specified view.
 javax.swing.JMenu createWindowMenu(View view)
          Creates a window menu for the specified view.
 java.awt.Component getComponent()
          Returns the application component.
 void hide(View v)
          Hides a view.
 void init()
          Initializes the application.
protected  void initLookAndFeel()
           
 boolean isSharingToolsAmongViews()
          Returns true, if this application shares tools among multiple views.
 void launch(java.lang.String[] args)
          Launches the application from the main method.
 void show(View v)
          Shows a view.
protected  void updateViewTitle(View v, javax.swing.JInternalFrame f)
          Updates the title of a view and displays it in the given frame.
protected  java.awt.Component wrapDesktopPane(java.awt.Component c, java.util.LinkedList<javax.swing.Action> toolBarActions)
          Returns the wrapped desktop pane.
 
Methods inherited from class org.jhotdraw.app.AbstractApplication
add, addAction, addAction, addMenuItem, addPalette, addRecentURI, addWindow, basicCreateView, clearRecentURIs, createContainer, createOpenRecentFileMenu, createView, destroy, dispose, getAction, getActionMap, getActiveView, getCopyright, getExportChooser, getImportChooser, getModel, getName, getOpenChooser, getRecentURIs, getSaveChooser, getVersion, initLabels, isEnabled, maybeAddSeparator, remove, removePalette, removeWindow, setActionMap, setActiveView, setEnabled, setModel, start, stop, views
 
Methods inherited from class org.jhotdraw.beans.AbstractBean
addPropertyChangeListener, addPropertyChangeListener, clone, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, firePropertyChange, getPropertyChangeListeners, removePropertyChangeListener, removePropertyChangeListener
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 
Methods inherited from interface org.jhotdraw.app.Application
addPropertyChangeListener, removePropertyChangeListener
 

Constructor Detail

MDIApplication

public MDIApplication()
Creates a new instance.

Method Detail

init

public void init()
Description copied from interface: Application
Initializes the application. configure() should have been invoked before the application is inited. Alternatively an application can be configured using setter methods.

Specified by:
init in interface Application
Overrides:
init in class AbstractApplication

createModelActionMap

protected javax.swing.ActionMap createModelActionMap(ApplicationModel mo)

createViewActionMap

protected javax.swing.ActionMap createViewActionMap(View v)
Specified by:
createViewActionMap in class AbstractApplication

launch

public void launch(java.lang.String[] args)
Description copied from interface: Application
Launches the application from the main method. This method is typically invoked on the main Thread. This will invoke configure() on the current thread and then init() and start() on the AWT Event Dispatcher Thread.

Specified by:
launch in interface Application
Overrides:
launch in class AbstractApplication

configure

public void configure(java.lang.String[] args)
Description copied from interface: Application
Configures the application using the provided arguments array.

Specified by:
configure in interface Application
Overrides:
configure in class AbstractApplication

initLookAndFeel

protected void initLookAndFeel()

show

public void show(View v)
Description copied from interface: Application
Shows a view.


hide

public void hide(View v)
Description copied from interface: Application
Hides a view.


isSharingToolsAmongViews

public boolean isSharingToolsAmongViews()
Description copied from interface: Application
Returns true, if this application shares tools among multiple views.


getComponent

public java.awt.Component getComponent()
Description copied from interface: Application
Returns the application component. This may return null, if the application is not represented by a component of its own on the user interface.


wrapDesktopPane

protected java.awt.Component wrapDesktopPane(java.awt.Component c,
                                             java.util.LinkedList<javax.swing.Action> toolBarActions)
Returns the wrapped desktop pane.


createMenuBar

protected javax.swing.JMenuBar createMenuBar(View v)
Creates a menu bar.


createFileMenu

public javax.swing.JMenu createFileMenu(View view)
Description copied from interface: Application
Creates a file menu for the specified view. Returns null, if the menu is empty.


updateViewTitle

protected void updateViewTitle(View v,
                               javax.swing.JInternalFrame f)
Updates the title of a view and displays it in the given frame.

Parameters:
v - The view.
f - The frame.

createViewMenu

public javax.swing.JMenu createViewMenu(View v)
Description copied from interface: Application
Creates a view menu for the specified view. Returns null, if the menu is empty.


createWindowMenu

public javax.swing.JMenu createWindowMenu(View view)
Description copied from interface: Application
Creates a window menu for the specified view. Returns null, if the menu is empty.


createEditMenu

public javax.swing.JMenu createEditMenu(View view)
Description copied from interface: Application
Creates an edit menu for the specified view. Returns null, if the menu is empty.


createHelpMenu

public javax.swing.JMenu createHelpMenu(View view)
Description copied from interface: Application
Creates a help menu for the specified view. Returns null, if the menu is empty.


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