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Changing the look & feel in NetBeans 6.8

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Recently I’ve been trying to switch my work environment theme to something with lower contrast (namely the excellent Zenburn theme). Swing applications, howe...

How to center a JDialog over a JFrame in Swing

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I always thought that the fact that JDialogs accepted a parent frame as a constructor argument was the thing, that would make the dialog’s position relative ...

Accessing the menu bar in Emacs

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Have you ever been wondering how to access the Emacs menu bar, when using Emacs in console mode? The answer is easy - press F10 or type M-x menu-bar-open(bot...