Projects / SkinLF


Todays applications tend to be skinnable: cdplayers, email notifiers, even operating systems. SkinLF provides a skin system for Java programs.


Recent releases

  •  24 Jul 2006 11:10

    Release Notes: This version includes a patch addressing a threading issue in popup menu animation. Several changes were made to reduce a potential memory leak when using disabled buttons. SkinLF was updated to Laf-Plugin 0.2 (from

    •  12 Feb 2006 14:53

      Release Notes: This release fixes an issue with the editable JComboBox when running JDK 1.4 or 1.5, and provides a better JFileChooser implementation. A German resource file was added. NativeSkin support for JDK1.3 was dropped. This release also fixes a minor bug in NativeSkin where a window was 1 pixel wider than it should have been. The version number scheme has been changed to YEAR.MONTH. With the old version number scheme, this version would have been named 1.2.13.

      •  02 Mar 2005 14:02

        Release Notes: The Native Skin was broken with JDK 1.3.1. A problem which occurred when a dialog was made visible from another dialog was fixed.

        •  31 Jul 2004 12:51

          Release Notes: The component background color is now honored by SkinLF. The "Shade" menu item can be disabled with a System property. JFileChooser now uses the System icons for files and folders (JDK 1.4 and later only). Inactive windows (title bar and buttons) are now painted correctly. It is now possible to differentiate between active and inactive windows. This release has not been tested with J2SE 5.0.

          •  24 Nov 2003 14:23

            Release Notes: This release adds support for indeterminate mode of JProgressBar (JDK 1.4 only).


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