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created: 01/12/02; revised: 07/18/06 ; refurbished 11/09/08

CHAPTER 62 — JPanel and BoxLayout

The graphical interfaces of the previous chapters have a problem: when the user re-sizes the frame the layout of components can change drastically. FlowLayout does not keep related items together. It just puts them in the rows one after another as they are added. A label and the component it labels may end up in different rows. This chapter discusses how to better control the layout process.

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(Review: ) Has the user been able to re-size the frame of the GUIs in the previous chapters?