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Java JLabel

The object of JLabel class is a component for placing text in a container. It is used to display a single line of read only text. The text can be changed by an application but a user cannot edit it directly. It inherits JComponent class.

JLabel class declaration

Let's see the declaration for javax.swing.JLabel class.

Commonly used Constructors:

Constructor Description
JLabel() Creates a JLabel instance with no image and with an empty string for the title.
JLabel(String s) Creates a JLabel instance with the specified text.
JLabel(Icon i) Creates a JLabel instance with the specified image.
JLabel(String s, Icon i, int horizontalAlignment) Creates a JLabel instance with the specified text, image, and horizontal alignment.

Commonly used Methods:

Methods Description
String getText() t returns the text string that a label displays.
void setText(String text) It defines the single line of text this component will display.
void setHorizontalAlignment(int alignment) It sets the alignment of the label's contents along the X axis.
Icon getIcon() It returns the graphic image that the label displays.
int getHorizontalAlignment() It returns the alignment of the label's contents along the X axis.

Java JLabel Example

Output:

JAVA Jlabel 1

Java JLabel Example with ActionListener

Output:

JAVA Jlabel 2
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