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Positioning JPanels in a JPanel

Barry Brashear
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Joined: Jun 05, 2001
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Is there a way I can create 4 JPanels inside an outer JPanel, however
initially only the top JPanel is visible. Then when an event occurs the others appear 1 directly below the other with no gaps?

Thanks.
Daniel Mayer
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Joined: Sep 09, 2004
Posts: 103
Just put the panels in the appropriate layout, for example a BoxLayout, and hide() the three lower panels initially. Call show() on them once you want them to be visible.
Craig Wood
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Joined: Jan 14, 2004
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I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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