Layout of Components in a Container

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on component layout. Topics include introduction of component layout; tutorial examples of BorderLayout, FlowLayout, BoxLayout, GridLayout, and GridBagLayout.


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Layout of Components in a Container

What Is Layout

java.awt.BorderLayout - Border Layout

java.awt.FlowLayout - Flow Layout

java.awt.BoxLayout - Box Layout

java.awt.GridLayout - Grid Layout

java.awt.GridBagLayout - Grid Bag Layout


Sample programs listed in this chapter have been tested with JDK 1.3.1 to JDK 10.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JDK (Java Development Kit)

 Introduction of Java Swing Package

 Graphics Environment of the Local System

 JFrame - Main Frame Class

 JLabel - Swing Label Class

 JButton - Swing Button Class

 JRadioButton - Swing Radio Button Class

 JTextField - Swing Text Field Class

 Menu Bar, Menus, Menu Items and Listeners

 Creating Internal Frames inside the Main Frame

Layout of Components in a Container

 LookAndFeel and UIManager

 Option Dialog Boxes

 JEditorPane - The Editor Pane Class

 SwingWorker - The Background Task Worker

 AWT (Abstract Windows Toolkit)

 References

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