January 29th, 2010, 07:57 PM
ok so i am trying to create a program but when i try set its bounds, i always get a small box each time...
am i doing something wrong, i have tried many different numbers for the bounds and it just doesn't want to work. What is a good size text area?
JTextField ip = new JTextField();
JLabel ipAdd = new JLabel("Internet Protocal");
January 30th, 2010, 05:34 AM
Re: JTextField setBounds
Setting the bounds relocates and resizes the component in the absence of any layout managers. If you are using a layout manager (which you will be unless you explicitly set it null), you'll find that only max, min, and preferred size are respected - otherwise the layout manager couldn't do its job. I would suggest setting the preferred size to the size you want and letting the layout manager handle the positioning. See Laying Out Components Within a Container.
Originally Posted by Alexz003
That depends what you want to use it for, and the design of your application.
What is a good size text area?
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