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jacytan 03-09-2009 08:21 PM

trouble with dialog boxes

i created a dialog box with a gauge field and a button.

all i wanted to do was after the gauge field is completed, or the button is clicked, the dialog will be closed.

i enclosed the running of the gauge field inside a thread, so that the user can still click the button.

The problem is, after the thread, when i try to close the dialog box, it throws IllegalStateException. i don't even know where the exception is coming from or why it happened.

can somebody help me on this?


hrbuckley 03-09-2009 08:39 PM

You will have to close the dialog on the event thread. The easiest way to do this is with a call to UiApplication.getUiApplication().invokeLater(...). There are other ways to do it, but this seems to be the best way IMO.

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