Create JSplitPane example

This is an example on how to create a new JSplitPane component for a Java Desktop Application.The JSplitPane is commonly used component because it lets you split your window horizontally or vertically in order to create a wide variety of GUI elements to suit your application’s needs.

In short in order to create a JSplitPane component in Java, one should follow these steps:

package com.javacodegeeks.snippets.desktop;
import java.awt.FlowLayout;
import java.awt.Panel;
import javax.swing.JComboBox;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JSplitPane;
public class CreateJSplitPaneExample {
	private static void createAndShowGUI() {
		// Create and set up the window.
		final JFrame frame = new JFrame("Split Pane Example");
		// Display the window.
		frame.setSize(200, 200);
		// set flow layout for the frame
		frame.getContentPane().setLayout(new FlowLayout());
		String[] options1 = { "Bird", "Cat", "Dog", "Rabbit", "Pig" };
		JComboBox combo1 = new JComboBox(options1);
		String[] options2 = { "Car", "Motorcycle", "Airplane", "Boat" };
		JComboBox combo2 = new JComboBox(options2);
		Panel panel1 = new Panel();
		Panel panel2 = new Panel();
		JSplitPane splitPane = new JSplitPane(JSplitPane.HORIZONTAL_SPLIT, panel1, panel2);
		// JSplitPane splitPane = new JSplitPane(JSplitPane.VERTICAL_SPLIT, panel1, panel2);
	public static void main(String[] args) {
  //Schedule a job for the event-dispatching thread:
  //creating and showing this application's GUI.
  javax.swing.SwingUtilities.invokeLater(new Runnable() {
public void run() {

This was an example on how to create a JSplitPane component for a Java Desktop Application.

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