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DONT READ ! I just found the answer myself. The solution is the keyword static. Sorry. -------------------------------------------------------------- in the swing tutorial of java.com http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/uiswing/learn/example1.html i found this code: private static void createAndShowGUI() { //Make sure we have nice window decorations. JFrame.setDefaultLookAndFeelDecorated(true); //Create and set up the window. JFrame frame = new JFrame("HelloWorldSwing"); frame.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE); //Add the ubiquitous "Hello World" label. JLabel label = new JLabel("Hello World"); frame.getContentPane().add(label); //Display the window. frame.pack(); frame.setVisible(true); } i do not understand this line JFrame.setDefaultLookAndFeelDecorated(true); because JFrame is not an object, it is a class. so why can i use this method? the object frame is created after, why not before? [Edited by - kudi on August 27, 2004 7:35:01 AM]

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I don't want to sound condescending but maybe you should go back and learn the basics (i.e. the static keyword) before you tackle the Swing tutorial...

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