Re: Left justified text

Knute Johnson <>
Sun, 03 Aug 2008 22:33:36 -0700
Hakan wrote:

How do I left justify a text with a JLabel in a horizontal Box? None of
mybox.add(mylabel,BorderLayout.WEST), mybox.setAlignmentX(Box.LEFT) or
mylabel.setHorizontalTextPosition(JLabel.LEFT) has worked. Thanks in

Is it a right to left box? Left alignment in a horizontal box appears
to be the default.

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

public class test {
     public static void main(String[] args) {
         EventQueue.invokeLater(new Runnable() {
             public void run() {
                 JFrame f = new JFrame();
                 Box b = Box.createHorizontalBox();
                 b.add(new JLabel("JLabel"));


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