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Kunal Lakhani
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Joined: Jun 05, 2010
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I went through the java tutorials. I am having difficulty in understanding SpringLayout's putConstraints().

Following code adds a LABEL.

I am not getting the 4th argument passed in putConstraints().

What is understood is that in the 1st putConstraints(), position the label from west side of the container leaving 10 units(i guess pixels). 5th arg states to put in contentPane.

Similarly second putConstraints() does the same work but beginning from North, leaving 25 units in y axis.

But what does fourth argument does? SpringLayout class says that's an edge of the anchor.

Kunal Lakhani
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Joined: Jun 05, 2010
Posts: 622
Doubts cleared.

I agree. Here's the link:
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