Changing the Font: Mastering Java Swing Part 67

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How to set the font in your Swing apps.

Swing components that display text have a setFont() method which you can use to change the font. We'll look at how to change the font in this tutorial using "logical fonts"; fonts where you specify the general type of font you want, and Swing chooses the actual particular font for you.

Setting the font
Using logical fonts
Sans-serif, serif and monospaced font types