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Thread: How to handle Group Layout Manually

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    Default How to handle Group Layout Manually

    How to handle Group Layout Manually without using Layout manager.

    I'm dealing with this piece of code
    how to set sizes, locations etc manually i'm new to these layouts.


    GroupLayout jPanel2Layout = new GroupLayout(jPanel2);
    jPanel2.setLayout(jPanel2Layout);
    jPanel2Layout.setHorizontalGroup(
    jPanel2Layout.createParallelGroup(GroupLayout.Alig nment.LEADING)
    .addGroup(jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addContainerGap()
    .addGroup(jPanel2Layout.createParallelGroup(GroupL ayout.Alignment.LEADING)
    .addGroup(GroupLayout.Alignment.TRAILING, jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addComponent(Add)
    .addGap(54, 54, 54))
    .addGroup(GroupLayout.Alignment.TRAILING, jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addComponent(search)
    .addGap(24, 24, 24))
    .addGroup(jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addComponent(Info)
    .addPreferredGap(LayoutStyle.ComponentPlacement.RE LATED, 89, Short.MAX_VALUE))
    .addGroup(jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addComponent(Locate)
    .addPreferredGap(LayoutStyle.ComponentPlacement.RE LATED, 99, GroupLayout.PREFERRED_SIZE))
    .addGroup(GroupLayout.Alignment.TRAILING, jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addGap(28, 28, 28)
    .addComponent(Add, GroupLayout.DEFAULT_SIZE, 122, Short.MAX_VALUE)
    .addGap(14, 14, 14))
    .addGroup(GroupLayout.Alignment.TRAILING, jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addGap(28, 28, 28)
    .addComponent(search, GroupLayout.DEFAULT_SIZE, 136, Short.MAX_VALUE))
    .addGroup(jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addComponent(view)
    .addPreferredGap(LayoutStyle.ComponentPlacement.RE LATED, 89, Short.MAX_VALUE))
    .addGroup(GroupLayout.Alignment.TRAILING, jPanel2Layout.createSequentialGroup()
    .addGroup(jPanel2Layout.createParallelGroup(GroupL ayout.Alignment.LEADING)
    .addComponent(Of)
    .addComponent(On))
    .addGap(31, 31, 31)))
    .addContainerGap())
    );


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    Default Re: How to handle Group Layout Manually

    Group Layout is a layout manager, see the tutorial here
    ...or try Grid Bag layout

    If you still have problems, explain what it is you want to do and what problems you are having. Reading over code that does not do what you want it to do does not explain much.

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    Default Re: How to handle Group Layout Manually

    Also posted at: Handel Group Layout
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