about box : Java Glossary


About box
An About box is a help window that you pop up to tell you about a program. One of my pet peeves are About boxes that tell you nothing about what the program is for, just the version number. Here is what a proper About box should contain: Here is what I use myself for a typical about dialog:

About dialog box I use com.mindprod.common18.CMPAboutJBox to create the about dialog. It is part of the common18 package. You can download it, modify it and use it yourself.

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