Re: fighting the BorderLayout

"onetitfemme" <>
18 Sep 2006 16:40:34 -0700
Ian Wilson wrote:

IFAIK BorderLayout likes to give priority to the centre panel. You can
tweak the preferred sizes but I'd try a more appropriate layout manager:

   setLayout(new BoxLayout(this, BoxLayout.LINE_AXIS);

 I might not have grasped your tip entirely, but I think the BoxLayout
as you recommend it to me, does not solve my problem. Here is a pice of
complete demo code to show you that the buttons are aligned to the left
anyone one after the other. I meant a component in the FAR left,
another in the middle and another one in the FAR right, not just one
componente next to the other in this order.
 I think gridbag layouts would be ideal but I might have to do it this
way in a second iteration
// __ from:

import java.awt.*;
import javax.swing.*;

public class BxLO00Test{
 public static void addComponentsToPane(Container pane) {
  pane.setLayout(new BoxLayout(pane, BoxLayout.X_AXIS));
  JButton JBtn00, JBtn02, JBtn04;
// __
  JBtn00 = new JButton("JBtn00");
// __
  JBtn02 = new JButton("JBtn02");
// __
  JBtn04 = new JButton("JBtn04");
// __
// __
// __
 private static void createAndShowGUI() {
// __ Create and set up the window.
  JFrame JFrm = new JFrame("BxLO00Test");
  JFrm.setSize(800, 25);
// __ Set up the content pane.
// __ Display the window.
// JFrm.pack();
// __
 public static void main(String[] args) {
  javax.swing.SwingUtilities.invokeLater(new Runnable() {
   public void run() { createAndShowGUI(); }

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