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// -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// AWTExample.java
// -----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 * =============================================================================
 * Copyright (c) 1998-2005 Jeffrey M. Hunter. All rights reserved.
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 * permission. Application to host any of the material elsewhere can be made by
 * contacting me at jhunter@idevelopment.info.
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 * code and other content included on my web site is technically accurate, but I
 * disclaim any and all responsibility for any loss, damage or destruction of
 * data or any other property which may arise from relying on it. I will in no
 * case be liable for any monetary damages arising from such loss, damage or
 * destruction.
 * As with any code, ensure to test this code in a development environment
 * before attempting to run it in production.
 * =============================================================================
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;

 * -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 * This class provides an example of a simple AWT frame that contains an
 * example toolbar implementation made up of several AWT button objects.
 * This example will contain three buttons typically found in toolbar -
 * Copy, Cut, and Paste.
 * @version 1.0
 * @author  Jeffrey M. Hunter  (jhunter@idevelopment.info)
 * @author  http://www.idevelopment.info
 * -----------------------------------------------------------------------------

public class AWTExample extends Frame {

    // Object fields
    private Button copyButton;
    private Button cutButton;
    private Button pasteButton;
    private Button  exitButton;

     * Public no-arg constructor
    public AWTExample() {

        super("Simple AWT Example");
        setSize(450, 250);

                new WindowAdapter() {
                    public void windowClosing(WindowEvent e) {

        ActionListener buttonListener = new ActionListener() {
            public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent ae) {

                String action = ae.getActionCommand();
                if (action.equals("Exit")) {
                } else {

        // Toolbar Panel
        Panel toolbarPanel = new Panel();
        toolbarPanel.setLayout(new FlowLayout(FlowLayout.LEFT));

        copyButton = new Button("Copy");

        cutButton = new Button("Cut");

        pasteButton = new Button("Paste");

        add(toolbarPanel, BorderLayout.NORTH);

        // Bottom Panel
        Panel bottomPanel = new Panel();

        exitButton = new Button("Exit");
        add(bottomPanel, BorderLayout.SOUTH);


     * Sole entry point to the class and application.
     * @param args Array of String arguments.
    public static void main(String[] args) {

        AWTExample mainFrame = new AWTExample();





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