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Synthetica V2.15 and SyntheticaAddons V1.7 released

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We are pleased to announce the release of Synthetica V2.15.0 and SyntheticaAddons V1.7.0. Please find all major improvements below - a complete list of changes can be found at Synthetica changelog and SyntheticaAddons changelog.

New Synthetica Features


Synthetica AluOxide Theme Screenshot


  • Additional frame header layout to support a user component within the title panel


SyntheticaTunes Screenshot


  • Java 7 support for Mac OSX
  • Corner painter support for ScrollPanes
  • Opened-state support for ComboBoxes
  • Hover style support for top level menus
  • New UI-property to horizontally flip JTabbedPane appearance in RTL mode
  • JButton, JToggleButton, JCheckBox, JRadioButton - new UI-properties to specify default icon text gap
  • JList, JTable - hover style support for rows
  • JPopupMenu - new UI-property to preserve icon space for icons
  • Improved default scrollPane border setting for JTable
  • Improved list cell renderer for JFileChooser to respect default renderer and F2 key binding to rename files
  • Improved focus state support
  • Improved opacity setting for components
  • Improved control to handle custom colored text components
  • Improved insets handling for TitledBorderPainter
  • Updated SyntheticaClassy theme (fine tuning)

New SyntheticaAddons Features

  • SyntheticaAluOxide theme support
  • JYTabbedPane - new UI-property to modify close button placement within a tab
  • New JYDocking features
    • support to specify a custom docking strategy for floating windows
    • new UI-property to define the default splitpane divider size
  • New JYSwitchButton features
    • modified foreground color for disabled state (switch lables)
    • new UI-property to support dynamic switch between ON/OFF foreground color
  • StatusBar - new UI-property to disable visibility of the resize handle
  • DateComboBox - new UI-properties to specify X/Y-offset for the date popup
  • Improved customizability of JYTaskPane and TitledPane
  • DropDownButton
    • new UI-properties to specify custom arrow icon and arrow icon gap
    • improved RTL support
  • Updated SwingX library to V1.6.3

Product Links

Synthetica Look And Feel
Synthetica Download
SyntheticaAddons Download
DemoCenter application and other Demos
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