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Old 10-06-2004, 03:36 PM   #1
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newbie java swing question... window size

im creating a swing GUI, but i want the size of the window to remain constant... im using gridBag layout... i have tried this.setSize(500, 500) but it doesnt help... also have tried to change the size of the panel... i understand how the layout managers are supposed to work, i have done gui's in TCL/TK... but how can i set the size of the window?? padding?? blank frames??? thanks
Old 10-07-2004, 10:17 AM   #2
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try getContentPane().setSize(x,y). something it's not always sure what 'this' is. Also check the java API at, there's a bunch of tutorials on swing and applications


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