Module ij
Package ij

Class WindowManager

java.lang.Object
ij.WindowManager

public class WindowManager
extends java.lang.Object
This class consists of static methods used to manage ImageJ's windows.
  • Field Summary

    Fields 
    Modifier and Type Field Description
    static boolean checkForDuplicateName  
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type Method Description
    static void addWindow​(java.awt.Frame win)
    Adds the specified Frame to the Window menu.
    static void addWindow​(java.awt.Window win)
    Adds the specified window to the Window menu.
    static boolean closeAllWindows()
    Closes all windows.
    static java.awt.Window getActiveTable()
    Returns the Window containing the active table, or null.
    static java.awt.Window getActiveWindow()
    Returns the front most window or null.
    static java.awt.Window[] getAllNonImageWindows()
    Returns an array containing a list of the non-image Frames and Dialogs.
    static ImagePlus getCurrentImage()
    Returns a reference to the active image or null if there isn't one.
    static ImageWindow getCurrentWindow()
    Returns the active ImageWindow.
    static java.awt.Frame getFrame​(java.lang.String title)
    Obsolete; replaced by getWindow().
    static java.awt.Frame getFrontWindow()
    Obsolete; replaced by getActiveWindow.
    static int[] getIDList()
    Returns a list of the IDs of open images.
    static ImagePlus getImage​(int imageID)
    For IDs less than zero, returns the ImagePlus with the specified ID.
    static ImagePlus getImage​(java.lang.String title)
    Returns the first image that has the specified title or null if it is not found.
    static int getImageCount()
    Returns the number of open images.
    static java.lang.String[] getImageTitles()
    Returns a list of the titles of all open images.
    static java.lang.String[] getNonImageTitles()
    Returns an array containing the titles of non-image Frames and Dialogs.
    static java.awt.Frame[] getNonImageWindows()
    Returns an array containing a list of the non-image Frames.
    static int getNthImageID​(int n)
    Returns the ID of the Nth open image.
    static ImagePlus getTempCurrentImage()
    Returns the temporary current image for this thread, or null.
    static java.lang.String getUniqueName​(ImagePlus imp, java.lang.String name)  
    static java.lang.String getUniqueName​(java.lang.String name)
    Returns a unique name by adding, before the extension, -1, -2, etc.
    static java.awt.Window getWindow​(java.lang.String title)
    Returns the window (a Frame or a Dialog) with the specified title, or null if a window with that title is not found.
    static int getWindowCount()
    Returns the number of open image windows.
    static java.lang.String makeUniqueName​(java.lang.String name)
    If 'name' is not unique, adds -1, -2, etc.
    static void putBehind()
    Activates the next image window on the window list.
    static void removeWindow​(java.awt.Frame win)
    Removes the specified Frame from the Window menu.
    static void removeWindow​(java.awt.Window win)
    Removes the specified window from the Window menu.
    static void repaintImageWindows()
    Repaints all open image windows.
    static void setCurrentWindow​(ImageWindow win)
    Makes the image contained in the specified window the active image.
    static void setTempCurrentImage​(ImagePlus img)
    Makes the specified image temporarily the active image for this thread.
    static void setTempCurrentImage​(java.lang.Thread thread, ImagePlus img)
    Sets a temporary image for the specified thread.
    static void setWindow​(java.awt.Frame win)
    The specified frame becomes the front window, the one returnd by getFrontWindow().
    static void setWindow​(java.awt.Window win)
    The specified Window becomes the front window.
    static void showList()  
    static void toFront​(java.awt.Frame frame)  
    static void toFront​(java.awt.Window window)  

    Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

    clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
  • Field Details

  • Method Details

    • setCurrentWindow

      public static void setCurrentWindow​(ImageWindow win)
      Makes the image contained in the specified window the active image.
    • getCurrentWindow

      public static ImageWindow getCurrentWindow()
      Returns the active ImageWindow.
    • getCurrentImage

      public static ImagePlus getCurrentImage()
      Returns a reference to the active image or null if there isn't one.
      See Also:
      IJ.getImage()
    • setTempCurrentImage

      public static void setTempCurrentImage​(ImagePlus img)
      Makes the specified image temporarily the active image for this thread. Call again with a null argument to revert to the previous active image.
    • setTempCurrentImage

      public static void setTempCurrentImage​(java.lang.Thread thread, ImagePlus img)
      Sets a temporary image for the specified thread.
    • getWindowCount

      public static int getWindowCount()
      Returns the number of open image windows.
    • getImageCount

      public static int getImageCount()
      Returns the number of open images.
    • getActiveWindow

      public static java.awt.Window getActiveWindow()
      Returns the front most window or null.
    • getActiveTable

      public static java.awt.Window getActiveTable()
      Returns the Window containing the active table, or null.
      See Also:
      ResultsTable.getActiveTable()
    • getFrontWindow

      public static java.awt.Frame getFrontWindow()
      Obsolete; replaced by getActiveWindow.
    • getIDList

      public static int[] getIDList()
      Returns a list of the IDs of open images. Returns null if no image windows are open.
    • getImageTitles

      public static java.lang.String[] getImageTitles()
      Returns a list of the titles of all open images.
    • getNonImageWindows

      public static java.awt.Frame[] getNonImageWindows()
      Returns an array containing a list of the non-image Frames.
    • getAllNonImageWindows

      public static java.awt.Window[] getAllNonImageWindows()
      Returns an array containing a list of the non-image Frames and Dialogs.
    • getNonImageTitles

      public static java.lang.String[] getNonImageTitles()
      Returns an array containing the titles of non-image Frames and Dialogs.
    • getImage

      public static ImagePlus getImage​(int imageID)
      For IDs less than zero, returns the ImagePlus with the specified ID. Returns null if no open window has a matching ID or no images are open. For IDs greater than zero, returns the Nth ImagePlus. Returns null if the ID is zero.
    • getNthImageID

      public static int getNthImageID​(int n)
      Returns the ID of the Nth open image. Returns zero if n
    • getImage

      public static ImagePlus getImage​(java.lang.String title)
      Returns the first image that has the specified title or null if it is not found.
    • addWindow

      public static void addWindow​(java.awt.Window win)
      Adds the specified window to the Window menu.
    • addWindow

      public static void addWindow​(java.awt.Frame win)
      Adds the specified Frame to the Window menu.
    • getUniqueName

      public static java.lang.String getUniqueName​(java.lang.String name)
      Returns a unique name by adding, before the extension, -1, -2, etc. as needed.
    • getUniqueName

      public static java.lang.String getUniqueName​(ImagePlus imp, java.lang.String name)
    • makeUniqueName

      public static java.lang.String makeUniqueName​(java.lang.String name)
      If 'name' is not unique, adds -1, -2, etc. as needed to make it unique.
    • removeWindow

      public static void removeWindow​(java.awt.Window win)
      Removes the specified window from the Window menu.
    • removeWindow

      public static void removeWindow​(java.awt.Frame win)
      Removes the specified Frame from the Window menu.
    • setWindow

      public static void setWindow​(java.awt.Window win)
      The specified Window becomes the front window.
    • setWindow

      public static void setWindow​(java.awt.Frame win)
      The specified frame becomes the front window, the one returnd by getFrontWindow().
    • closeAllWindows

      public static boolean closeAllWindows()
      Closes all windows. Stops and returns false if an image or Editor "save changes" dialog is canceled.
    • putBehind

      public static void putBehind()
      Activates the next image window on the window list.
    • getTempCurrentImage

      public static ImagePlus getTempCurrentImage()
      Returns the temporary current image for this thread, or null.
    • getWindow

      public static java.awt.Window getWindow​(java.lang.String title)
      Returns the window (a Frame or a Dialog) with the specified title, or null if a window with that title is not found.
    • getFrame

      public static java.awt.Frame getFrame​(java.lang.String title)
      Obsolete; replaced by getWindow().
    • repaintImageWindows

      public static void repaintImageWindows()
      Repaints all open image windows.
    • showList

      public static void showList()
    • toFront

      public static void toFront​(java.awt.Frame frame)
    • toFront

      public static void toFront​(java.awt.Window window)