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JPanels with different content should have the same size

 
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Hi,
I have a problem with some panels. They have some buttons, textFields and so on. Thats why the size of the panels are different and it looks bad. If there is space left, the panel should be big as the biggest panels of all. I cant use an absolute Layout. So how can I make them the same size? I think it is a design question...
Please help
Thanks a lot
regards Kay
[ February 19, 2003: Message edited by: Kay Tracid ]
[ February 19, 2003: Message edited by: Kay Tracid ]
 
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GridLayout. Not knowing how your screen looks doesn't help. If you can't use that for whatever reason. You could set the maximum size and minimum size to the same for all. They won't resize when you enlarge the window though.
 
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i have still the problem. can sombody help? here is the code:

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maybe the sourcecode helps to find a solution?
 
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could someone give me a hint please?
 
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Have you tried putting them in a GridLayout? You are using GridBagLayout in your code example.
 
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i tried, but i failed. if i use gridlayout the label, textfield and button is centered in the middle. that looks bad.
 
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Real quick here is one way to do it.
 
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Here is another way of doing it. You would have to find the largest size if doing it this way.
 
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Thanks a lot. I will try to use this way. I dont know the largest label, but I will try to find that out.
Thanks for your help
 
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