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Thread: Relationship of sizes

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    Default Relationship of sizes

    There are 4 sizes:
    Maximum Size
    Minimum Size
    Preferred Size
    Size
    I can't understand their relationship. My guess is:
    1. No size could be greater than MaximumSize and if you went above Maximum Size java would reset your value to Maximum Size.

    2. No size could be less than Minimum Size and if you went below Minimum Size java would reset your value to Minimum Size.

    3. Preferred Size is size that is used if you don't set the size.

    4. Size is the current size.

    But that is not the way the process works. Java always uses the Preferred Size on a JScrollpane no matter what the other values are.

    What am I missing? Thank you.


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    Default Re: Relationship of sizes

    These values are used by different layouts differently. Recommended reading: Lesson: Laying Out Components Within a Container (The Java™ Tutorials > Creating a GUI With JFC/Swing)
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