Java JColorChooser Example

Chapter: Swing Last Updated: 17-12-2016 09:36:26 UTC


            /* ............... START ............... */
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.awt.*;
import javax.swing.*;

public class JavaJColorChooserExample extends JFrame implements ActionListener {

	JButton b;
	Container c;

	JavaJColorChooserExample() {
		c = getContentPane();
		c.setLayout(new FlowLayout());

		b = new JButton("color");


	public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
		Color initialcolor = Color.RED;
		Color color = JColorChooser.showDialog(this, "Select a color", initialcolor);

	public static void main(String[] args) {
		JavaJColorChooserExample ch = new JavaJColorChooserExample();
		ch.setSize(400, 400);
                /* ............... END ............... */


Java JColorChooser Example


  • The JColorChooser class is used to create a color chooser dialog box so that user can select any color.
  • JColorChooser(): is used to create a color chooser pane with white color initially.
  • JColorChooser(Color initialColor): is used to create a color chooser pane with the specified color initially.
  • public static Color showDialog(Component c, String title, Color initialColor): is used to show the color-chooser dialog box.


JColorChooser Example, Java, Swing

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