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How to specify JEditorPane initial size ??

sarim raza
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Joined: Nov 02, 2000
Posts: 232
I know for JTextArea i can give rows and columns
but the JEditorPane, just is big enough initialluy
to accomodate the displayed text and not more
this is inconvenient when there is no text to begin with.
how can i set a particular initial preferred size ?
thanks
Chantal Ackermann
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Joined: Sep 28, 2000
Posts: 508
the layout manager sets the size of the components.
if the JEditorPane is inside a JScrollPane, you can specify the preferred size of its viewport. for the frame that contains the scrollpane, you should call pack() (instead of setSize()). the layout manager will then take the preferred sizes of the components to lay them out.
example:
scrollPane.getViewport().setPreferredSize(new Dimension(300,300);
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