Java BoxLayout Example

Chapter: Swing Last Updated: 27-09-2016 16:30:42 UTC

Program:

            /* ............... START ............... */
                
import java.awt.BorderLayout;
import java.awt.Container;
import javax.swing.BoxLayout;
import javax.swing.JButton;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JPanel;

public class JavaBoxLayoutExample {

	public static void main(String[] args) {
		JFrame frame = new JFrame("BoxLayout  Test");
		frame.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
		Container contentPane = frame.getContentPane();

		JPanel hPanel = new JPanel();
		BoxLayout boxLayout = new BoxLayout(hPanel, BoxLayout.X_AXIS);
		hPanel.setLayout(boxLayout);

		for (int i = 1; i <= 5; i++) {
			hPanel.add(new JButton("Button  " + i));
		}

		contentPane.add(hPanel, BorderLayout.SOUTH);
		frame.pack();
		frame.setVisible(true);
	}
}
                /* ............... END ............... */
        

Output


Java BoxLayout Example

Notes:

  • The BoxLayout arranges components in a container either horizontally in one row or vertically in one column.

Tags

BoxLayout, Java, Swing

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