Announcing Synthetica V2.19 and SyntheticaAddons V1.9!(11:50, 08. May. 2014)

We are pleased to announce the release of Synthetica V2.19.0 and SyntheticaAddons V1.9.0. Please find all major improvements below - a complete list of changes can be found at Synthetica changelog and SyntheticaAddons changelog.

New Synthetica Features

  • New title pane layout style to display the menu within the title pane.


  • Hover support for text components.
  • Support to paint an additional background across all toplevel menus.
  • Support for selected/hovered menu item icons.
  • Improved styling support for frames and dialogs - default style name support for frames and dialogs.
  • Improved support for non-opaque popup menus.
  • New, optional layout manager for JSpinner with improved preferred size support.
  • New UI-property to support background image tiling for popup menu separators.
  • Added locale support for Spain.
  • Updated themes AluOxide, BlackEye, Classy, WhiteVision.
  • Java 8 compliant - of course still still compliant to Java 5/6/7.

New SyntheticaAddons Features

  • New component JYScrollPaneMap which is pretty useful for navigation on large scrollpane views - will be installed in a scrollPane corner.


  • JYTabbedPane - new tab overview dialog with content preview and selection/close mode for all available tabs.


  • JYTabbedPane - optional tab content preview when mouse is over a tab.
  • JYTabbedPane - foreground color support for the tab hover state.
  • JYTable - new DateTimeFilter to support filtering by date and time value.
  • JYTaskPane - improved content pane background styling support.
  • JYCheckBox - consistent half selected mode style across all themes.

JYCheckBox half selected

  • RectangularButton style support for ButtonBar buttons (BlackEye theme).


  • Added locale support for Spain.
  • Updated SwingX library.
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