How to set background color of a JLabel
Many of you might be thinking that why I am writing a post on how to set the background color of the JLabel. But friends, just by changing the background property of the label you won't be able to do it.
Setting Background color of JLabel
So, let's first see this is done on NetBeans IDE using the JFrame Form file.
Firstly, drag a JLabel from the palette on to the JFrame. Then select the JLabel and go to the Properties window on the bottom right corner.
There you will see Background property then choose the desired color. But you will notice that the BG color of the label doesn't change.
Now keeping the label selected, go to the properties window scroll down and see for the opaque property and then check the checkbox. Now you will be able to see the change in the background color of the label.
Now let's achieve this by writing some code.
Firstly create a label using JLabel Class and then change the properties. Let's see how this is done.
JLabel label = new JLabel(); label.setBackground(Color.blue); label.setOpaque(true);
And you will get the same result as before.
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