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Create Scroll Bar in Java using SWT


This section is all about creating scroll bar in Java SWT 

The given example will show you how to create scroll bar in Java using SWT, for that we have created a class with the name ScrollBarExamle that imports a package org.eclipse.swt.widgets, which is used to create ScrollBar in Java. Further in this example, we have create a list by using the class List. A string is added to the list by using the method list.add(). We have create a for loop to print the specified string 20 times.

The styles  SWT.V_SCROLL, SWT.H_SCROLL provided by the class ScrollBar creates the vertical and horizontal bars.

Here is the code of ScrollBarExample.java

import org.eclipse.swt.SWT;
import org.eclipse.swt.layout.*;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.*;

public class ScrollBarExample {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    Display display = new Display();
    Shell shell = new Shell(display);
    shell.setLayout(new FillLayout());
    List list = new List(shell,SWT.V_SCROLL|SWT.H_SCROLL);
    for (int i = 0; i < 20; i++) {
  list.add("Java is an Object Oriented Programming Language");
    shell.setText("Show Scrollbar");
    while (!shell.isDisposed()) {
      if (!display.readAndDispatch()) {

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