Ubuntu Linux using openjdk-6 and oracle's jdk 1.7_02
When you start typing in the textfield it completely disappears, the textfield reapers when the text is gone.
patch available at the original project
patch seems to work (though didn't try all combinations of painter/focus behaviour).
Assigning to the expert - if you deem it safe enough, we should fix it for the next release. What do you think?
SWINGx-1476: Updated with patch specified in the bug.
Committed revision 4253.