Basic GUI (graphical user interface) Components in Java


Name What it is
MenuBar The menu bar at the top of the window
Menu A menu on the menu bar, such as File or Edit
Button A clickable button
List A list of selectable choices
Choice A popup menu of choices
CheckboxGroup A group of checkboxes acting together
Checkbox A checkbox like in HTML
TextField A single-line text blank; can be set to be uneditable
TextArea A multi-line TextField; can be set to be uneditable