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Thiru Thangavelu
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True or False.
The BorderLayout manager only allows a single component to be added to each sector.

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Swati Gupta
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It's true. In five sections we can add five components but as container is a component so we can add a panel(or other container)in any region and in this container we can add other components This is very useful.
Corey McGlone
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I believe that's a true statement. Of course, you are free to put a panel, which could contain more components in any of the segments.

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Thomas Paul
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True. But the one Componment can be a Container such as a Panel.

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Paul Villangca
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Doesn't the problem imply that when you add more than one component to a sector, an error will result? Then the answer would be false, 'coz the old component would only be replaced by the newer component.
Valentin Crettaz
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Actually, you can add as many components as you want to a container managed by a BorderLayout, but only the last five ones you added will be retained and displayed within the Container. Adding more than one component per sector does not result in an error.

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