Class ServiceUI

public class ServiceUI
extends Object

ServiceUI provides a method to create a graphical print dialog.

The graphical print dialog enables the user to browse the available print services on the system. It provides user interfaces to interact with the most common printing attributes likes specifying the number of copies to print or the page ranges.

The initial appearance of the print dialog as shown to the user may be specified by providing the default selected print service as well as initial values for the printing attributes in the user interface.

Constructor Summary

Default constructor.

Method Summary

static PrintService
printDialog(GraphicsConfiguration gc, int x, int y, PrintService[] services, PrintService defaultService, DocFlavor flavor, PrintRequestAttributeSet attributes)
Creates a modal graphical printing dialog at the specified location on the screen.

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

clone, equals, extends Object> getClass, finalize, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Details


public ServiceUI()
Default constructor.

Method Details


public static PrintService printDialog(GraphicsConfiguration gc,
                                       int x,
                                       int y,
                                       PrintService[] services,
                                       PrintService defaultService,
                                       DocFlavor flavor,
                                       PrintRequestAttributeSet attributes)
            throws HeadlessException
Creates a modal graphical printing dialog at the specified location on the screen.

The dialog will return the user selected print service and the given attributes set will contain the modified printing attributes. If the user cancels the printing dialog null will be returned and the printing attributes set will be unmodified.

The values of the given attributes set (if not empty) will be displayed initially unless the are unsupported by the print service. If a print service does not support a particular value it is substituted with the default value of the print service.

gc - the screen to use. null is default screen.
x - the coordinate of the upper left edge of the dialog in screen coordinates (not relative to the parent frame).
y - the coordinate of the upper left edge of the dialog in screen coordinates (not relative to the parent frame).
services - the print services to browse (not null).
defaultService - the default service. If null the first of the print services in the services array will be used.
flavor - the flavours to be printed.
attributes - the attributes requested. Will be updated by selections done by the user in the dialog.
The selected print service or null if user has cancelled the printer dialog.
HeadlessException - if GraphicsEnvironment is headless
IllegalArgumentException - if services is null or an empty array, attributes are null or the given default PrintService is not part of the print service array. -- Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This file is part of GNU Classpath. GNU Classpath is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version. GNU Classpath is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with GNU Classpath; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA. Linking this library statically or dynamically with other modules is making a combined work based on this library. Thus, the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License cover the whole combination. As a special exception, the copyright holders of this library give you permission to link this library with independent modules to produce an executable, regardless of the license terms of these independent modules, and to copy and distribute the resulting executable under terms of your choice, provided that you also meet, for each linked independent module, the terms and conditions of the license of that module. An independent module is a module which is not derived from or based on this library. If you modify this library, you may extend this exception to your version of the library, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version.