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Scroll pane problem

Peter Phung
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Joined: Dec 06, 2001
Posts: 138
How do i make a scroll pane a specified size?
i've created a JTextArea and have placed it in a scrollpane. However, when the textarea and scrollpane is displayed it appears smaller than i want it?
Here's the code i have :

I'd appreciate any help that anyone can offer.

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Rajendar Goud
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Joined: Mar 06, 2002
Posts: 220
Try this..
textArea = new JTextArea(5, 30);
JScrollPane scrollPane = new JScrollPane(textArea);
contentPane.setPreferredSize(new Dimension(400, 100));
contentPane.add(scrollPane, BorderLayout.CENTER);

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