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GridBagLayout button.setVisible (true/false)

java,awt,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
Trying to build a really simple UI with GridBagLayout, but when using setVisible(false/true) on Easy/Medium/Hard buttons, as expected the whole thing explodes. How do I set the textfield to be on top of the Check button? I did read the doc but having hard time grasping the logic behind all...

Java GridBagLayout components centering when background filled

java,swing,gridbaglayout
I'm trying to create a GridBagLayout, I have got the panels set out exactly how I want them. However I cannot set the background colour of each panel without also forcing all of the components to center. Here the panels are coloured but all of the components center http://i.imgur.com/BattBdw.png Here...

GridBagLayout formatting in Swing

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
When I add the second row (of buttons), my textArea disappears. Here is the GridBagLayout code: public void gridlayout(){ setLayout(new GridBagLayout()); GridBagConstraints grid = new GridBagConstraints(); grid.gridy = 0; grid.gridx = 0; add(refreshButton, grid); grid.gridx = 1; grid.gridwidth = 4; add(textArea, grid); grid.gridy = 1; grid.gridx = 0; grid.anchor...

GridBagLayout alignment

java,swing,gridbaglayout
I am trying to place these buttons a bit upper, but i just dont know how. This is what i got so far : http://imgur.com/XBWFMzA . I really need some help with this GridBagConstraints, as i really don't get it, even with tutorials. One thing is the weightx/weighty.. no matter...

Automatically re-sizing a component within a GridBagLayout

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout,autoresize
In this code I have a panel in the GridBagLayout which contains a JLabel and a JTextField. import java.awt.*; import javax.swing.*; public class Simple { JFrame simpleWindow = new JFrame("Simple MCVE"); JPanel simplePanel = new JPanel(); JLabel lblSimple; JTextField txtSimple; public void numberConvertGUI() { simpleWindow.setBounds(10, 10, 420, 80); simpleWindow.setMinimumSize(new Dimension(420,...

JTextArea and GridBagLayout: how to avoid changing column width as we write some text?

java,swing,layout-manager,jtextarea,gridbaglayout
I would like to design a JFrame whose layout consists in 3 columns: a left column containing a text editor (I have chosen a JTextArea); center column containing a single button (JButton); a right column containing another text editor. I managed to do this using the GridBagLayout class. However, when...

Setting the width of a JList in a JScrollPane with GridBagLayout

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I have example Java Swing code below that produces the following screenshot (screenshot has been edited to make it smaller): Here is the code: import java.awt.GridBagConstraints; import java.awt.GridBagLayout; import java.awt.Insets; import javax.swing.JFrame; import javax.swing.JLabel; import javax.swing.JList; import javax.swing.JPanel; import javax.swing.JScrollPane; import javax.swing.JTextArea; import javax.swing.SwingUtilities; public class Main extends JFrame {...

GridBagLayout Not Working Properly?

java,swing,jframe,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I am using a GridBagLayout for my components in a JFrame. I just started using it, and I keep confusing myself. What I want is; Patch notes in the top left, buttons (vertical) on the right, play button on the bottom. I'm not sure what the issue really is, but...

GridBagLayout not getting expected result

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
Trying to understand how the GridBagLayout for Java works. Never used it before so its probably a stupid error that I've made. My objective is to place a JLabel at the top center of the page. I've been using the java tutorials on Oracle but have had no luck. It...

GridBagLayout in my JPanel doesn't work [closed]

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I have a problem with a class that extends JPanel. In my game which is based on a JFrame, I have a several JPanels that I swap while program is running (login panel, new acc form panel, etc... all in one JFrame). I want to switch to Panel with GBL,...

Fixing the size of a jButton with full screen and GridBagConstrains

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I am trying to have my jButton really small. It works if I change the margins (the 250 in the example). But this will not work with variable screen size. Any other method? startButton = new JButton("Start"); //this is not taking: startButton.setPreferredSize(new Dimension(50, 40)); contentPanel.add(startButton, new GridBagConstraints(0, 1, 1, 1,...

How to set JButton size with GridBagLayout

java,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I want to set the size of my JButtons that are at the center of my screen to become larger but I can't seem to find how to do that using GridBagLayouts. Here is how it looks like : Here is my code : // Client c.fill = GridBagConstraints.BOTH; c.anchor...

How to set the component's size inside a GridBagLayout

java,size,gridbaglayout
As I've read, it's really hard to treat to resize components inside GridLayout and GrigBagLayout. In my case, I have a GridBagLayout with 2 columns and 2 rows. In the first row there are 2 labels and in the second row there are 2 components (type Tablero) which extend JTable....

How can I make my Panel wrap text and increase in height instead of width when contained in a GridBagLayout?

java,swing,user-interface,layout,gridbaglayout
[FINAL EDIT] Oh folks. I do'nt know why it does not work in my chat program.. but i managed to fix the sscce.. with the scrollable implementation it works now. Thank you all! Code: package de.sky.cjat; import java.awt.BorderLayout; import java.awt.Color; import java.awt.Dimension; import java.awt.GridBagConstraints; import java.awt.GridBagLayout; import java.awt.Insets; import java.awt.LayoutManager;...

GridBagLayout alignment and Button style

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I am trying to align a button using the GridBagLayout but it look I just can't achieve that. Also I want to remove the JButton's texture from my custom button, but I can not.. This is what it looks like: I want the buttons to be at the top( but...

What layout should I use to make this work for Java?

java,layout,gridbaglayout
Here's what I want the end result to look like... I am trying to use a GridBagLayout for this but not sure if its the right choice because it's coming out all over the place. I know I shouldn't write all my code in a single constructor but here's what...

JScrollPane and GridBagLayout

java,swing,user-interface,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I want to create two non-editable textboxes (each will contain only one line) with a fixed size, but I want them to be scrollable (horizontally only) because I know the text they will contain will be very long. I want them to be below the two buttons I define below,...

GridBagLayout issues in JAVA

java,swing,gridbaglayout
I'm currently a novice in java and I'm looking for some help if you don't mind. Beforehand, I'm sorry about the Google Drive links, my popularity didn't allow me to post pictures. First of all, I know that other posts on this topic already exists but I didn't manage to...

Placing JLabel in the top left corner of a GridBagLayout

java,gridbaglayout
I'm using GridBagLayout and I want to position my JLabel and textfield on the top left corner of my JPanel. I know this question might probably be a duplicate but I couldn't find one that could explain why my code ended up centered. JLabel user = new JLabel(ss[0]); JLabel av...

Odd behavior with GridBagLayout, grid positions partially ignored

java,swing,gridbaglayout
I have a very odd problem with GridBagLayout, where the layout seemingly "adjusts" the grid positions to make components align in neat columns - exactly what I do not want. I want my components aligned in brick-wall fashion, but I get a checkerboard layout. This example reproduces the case: public...

how to put components in the center in a CardLayout panel

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout,cardlayout
I have a frame that has couple of panels and they change by CardLayout. Inside each panel i will have different components. To design the GUI of the panel I used GridBagLayout. But the problem is any component or Layout I use for these paneles, they all stay at the...

Creating a method for settings of GridBagConstraints

java,swing,methods,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I have couple of components that each hold 4/5 lines of code regarding their settings in the GUI. so I thought it would be better if I create a method for those settings so they don't repeat for every component. Here is my example code for one component: GridBagConstraints c...

JFrame Buttons and GridBagConstraints

java,swing,jpanel,gridbaglayout
Why are my constraints for my buttons not working? I looked at the Java Docs and am doing the same thing the tutorials are doing, but for me the buttons stay the same regardless of what gridx, y, width, or fill I use. Any ideas? Here's my code: class MyWindow...

GridBagLayout don't take all the window place

java,swing,awt,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
Hi have a very simple question, why my gridBagLayout don't take all the disponible place on my window ? here the code : public class FenConnection extends JFrame { private static final long serialVersionUID = 4799549157439445680L; private String adresse; private int port; private JLabel infoLabel; private JTextField tf_adresse; private JButton...

Java GridBagLayout JPanels automatically resizing issue?

java,swing,jpanel,jlabel,gridbaglayout
I need a help with a resizing of Red coloured JPanel. Basically the problem is that I set the grid bag constraints for RED and BLUE JPanel same size and it works perfect, until i add the JLabel, then it just stupidly starts making the RED JPanel Larger size, but...

GridBagLayout fill empty space

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I used GridBagLayout. I can't figure out how to stretch the Jbuttons to fill the entire panel. I used the following: c.fill = GridBagConstraints.BOTH; Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have spent much time searching for the answer but I couldn't find it. Thank so much! Below is the...

Overlapping in JDialog w/ GridBagLayout when setting gridwidth

java,jtextfield,gridbaglayout
I am trying to create a JDialog that looks like this: but where the JTextField spans two columns so that it almost reaches the "Find Next" button. However, when I try to set the gridwidth of the JTextField to 2, I get this: Here is my code: JDialog dialog =...

GUI using applet/GridBagLayout

java,swing,applet,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I need to create a java applet of a calculator with 2 bottoms on the top that take the whole row and under that a text area with a scroll pane and also below that 12 bottoms 4x4. Now I need to make it on an applet not on a...

Adding a scroll pane to GridBagLayout

java,swing,jtable,jscrollpane,gridbaglayout
I am trying to add two scroll pane along with one label and one button in a JPanel using GridBagLayout. While the first scroll pane containing a JList and the second scroll pane containing a JTable. Below is the code: JPanel capabilityPanel = new JPanel(new GridBagLayout()); GridBagConstraints constraints = new...

How to keep JPanel at top of parent container at runtime?

java,swing,user-interface,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I create a parent container onto which I place several JPanel objects, each containing several JButton objects. I create the parent panel, add the GridBagConstraints then add each child panel to the parent: final JPanel options = new JPanel(new GridBagLayout()); options.setBorder(new TitledBorder("Select Option")); GridBagConstraints gbc = new GridBagConstraints(); gbc.gridwidth =...

Using the GridBagLayout

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
I have never used layouts before and from what I understand GridBagLayout is probably not the easiest layout to start on, however I am trying to use it anyway. I am trying to use the GridBagLayout for my JPanel so that when I re-size it the components grow. I only...

Fix the last element of a GridBagLayout to the bottom of the page

java,swing,gridbaglayout
I have a GridBagLayout. The last element (startButton) jumps up and down depending on how much text there is in the above text box. Is there any way of fixing its position? I tried changing PAGE_START to PAGE_END, but that didn't do anything. contentPanel.add(titleText, new GridBagConstraints(0, 0, 1, 1, 1,...

Java Swing GridBagLayout - adding buttons without space

java,swing,layout-manager,gridbaglayout
How can I remove spacing caused by gridBagLayout and make them stick together? Here is my code simply adding 3 buttons. I read this question but there was no complete solution How to fix gap in GridBagLayout; I just want to put all of my buttons on the top of...