JRadioButton : Java Glossary


Swing’s equivalent of the AWT (Advanced Windowing Toolkit) Checkbox. Round bullet buttons that allow only one of a group to be selected, like the station selection puttons on a car radio.

Here is what a JRadioButton looks like:

JRadioButton screenshot

Each circle is one JRadioButton.

JCheckBox uses a checkmark; JRadioButton uses a dot in a circle and JToggleButton uses ordinary-looking buttons.

Here is how to use a JRadioButton:

Learning More

Oracle’s Javadoc on JRadioButton class : available:
Oracle’s Javadoc on ButtonGroup class : available:

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