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Frustrated at GridBagLayout

jason adam
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I'm writing a GUI application that takes in two fractions and does a different mathmatical operations on them. I decided to give a shot at GridBagLayout, since I hadn't ever used it before. I pretty much followed an example in Deitel & Deitel for setting up the constraints, etc. Here is the relevant code:
The problem is when the application Frame comes up, all I get is one giant JLabel saying "Rational Math". No other components show up! I have been able to duplicate Sun's tutorial example of the layout, and it worked perfectly. I then went into the example and started changing things to match my application, and it worked as expected. I've sat here and compared line by line, and I can't see anything wrong.
Any ideas why this is happening?
Thanks in advance
Jason
Paul Stevens
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Joined: May 17, 2001
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That is all you add.
addComponent( title , 0 , 4 , 1 , 1 );
You don't change title to the component you want to add.
DOH
jason adam
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OH MY GOD. I can't believe I totally did not see that. Well, there's a lesson for you, don't cut and paste your code, type the whole thing out!
Someone please slap me really hard. That's what I get for trying to code AND rebuild a crashed server at the same time. At least the server's working correctly. Too bad I care more about Java
Thanks Paul, I swear I kind of know what I am doing.
Jason "Who just saw Legally Blonde last night and doesn't think it's funny that his friends compare him to it" Adam
 
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