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Thread: Help using Flowlayout

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    Default Help using Flowlayout

    Hi,
    Just signed up, have a problem, I am using a flow layout and a JMenu for a program I have created. But I cannot find out how to connect a new window to the JMenu, I have my program set so that it loads a Menu and at the top you have the selection to swap to a different Menu but I do not know how to do this.
    Here is a snippet of my code
    I just would like to know if anyone could help me connect the menu on the option to a new window.

    Thanks
    //Creates Menu
    		JMenuBar menuBar = new JMenuBar();//Creates a new Menu
    		JMenu menu = new JMenu("Open Applications");//Add Name of Menu
     
    		//Adds a Menu Item to the toolbar
    	    JMenuItem Doors = new JMenuItem("Operate Doors");
    		JMenuItem Lights = new JMenuItem("Turn Lights On/Off");
     
    		menu.add(Doors);
    		menuBar.add(menu);
     
    		menu.add(Doors);//Adds a new item Option to the menu
    		menu.add(Lights);//Adds a open item Option to the menu
    		menuBar.add(menu);//Adds a an Add Option to the menu
    		setJMenuBar(menuBar);//Adds a menu to the window
     
    		setDefaultCloseOperation (JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);//Closes whole program on exit
    		setSize(750,350);//Sets the Size of the window
    		setVisible(true);
    Last edited by Freaky Chris; April 6th, 2010 at 06:22 AM.