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Bug 33682

Summary: JDK 1.4 layouts need to be implemented
Product: guibuilder Reporter: wegorkie <wegorkie>
Component: CodeAssignee: issues@guibuilder <issues>
Status: NEW ---    
Severity: blocker    
Priority: P3    
Version: 3.x   
Hardware: PC   
OS: Windows ME/2000   
Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT Exception Reporter:

Description wegorkie 2003-05-16 12:05:02 UTC
1.4 has some new layouts (SpringLayout,
OverlayLayout).
It would be good to support them in GUI editor.
Comment 1 Tomas Pavek 2003-07-25 16:56:07 UTC
OverlayLayout is not new in 1.4. I don't think it is really much
useful. SpringLayout would be nice to be supported, but that's quite
not trivial job...
Comment 2 kristi5 2003-07-28 07:29:56 UTC
Mr. Pavek i do not agree with you. I think 
OverlayLayout is useful when you need pack some 
components and need to manage events on top 
level component. Im using something like glass 
pane only for some component to handle events 
that interest me before the events are 
delivered to destined lower component. Please 
support OverlayLayout in NetBeans.
Comment 3 Tomas Pavek 2003-07-28 17:04:35 UTC
Okay, it is useful in certain situation, but it is rather simple to
use and the form editor cannot add much value by supporting it
visually over writing code manually. I don't remember anybody
complaining about non-existing support for OverlayLayout.

But it is reasonable requirement, I agree...