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Synthetica V2.13 and SyntheticaAddons V1.5 released

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We are pleased to announce the release of the enterprise look and feel Synthetica V2.13.0 and SyntheticaAddons V1.5.0. Please find all major improvements of the updates below - a complete list of changes can be found at the Synthetica changelog and the SyntheticaAddons changelog.

New Synthetica Features

  • Style support for toplevel popup menus including marker icons.
  • Added support to center text for menu elements.
  • Added support to customize JTable/JTree/JList drop line colors.
  • FileChooser - added column alpha channel support for sorted table view.
  • Large icon support for menu items.
  • Improved SyntheticaClassy theme performance.


New SyntheticaAddons Features

  • NetBeans plugin to support the NetBeans platform components.
  • Synthetica NetBeans Plugin Classy

  • New component JYCheckBoxList - JList with selectable checkboxes.
  • JYCheckBoxList Classy

  • DropDownButton - added support to specify a preferred popup menu position.
  • SimpleDropDownButton - added support to specify a preferred popup menu position.
  • JYDocking - added Escape key binding to abort a drag operation, improved focus handling.
  • AboutDialog - improved customizability allows you to add and remove tabs.
  • Additional predefined table cell renderer - TextFieldTableCellRenderer.

Related Links

Synthetica Look And Feel
Synthetica Download
SyntheticaAddons Download
Synthetica + NetBeans RCP
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Kurt Krueckeberg replied on Tue, 2011/07/19 - 10:30pm

I'd like to try it, but I could not figure out how to install it. I kept getting

UI class not found, using default UI...

Wolfgang Zitzel... replied on Thu, 2011/07/21 - 2:57am in response to: Kurt Krueckeberg

The message can appear if the look and feel isn't properly installed. The article Synthetica + NetBeans RCP describes how to do it right. If the issue still occurs, contact Jyloo's support.

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