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Expanding VerticalLayout Height

Eric Dobbs
1 decade ago Mar 18, 2010 4:36pm
Jens Jansson
1 decade ago Mar 19, 2010 8:23am

Panels and Windows (Windows extend Panels) have automatically a layout in it when you initialize it. This is something that many are not aware of and this may cause problems.

So when you want a component tree like this:

Window (mainWindow)
`- VerticalLayout (layout)

you actually get

Window (mainWindow)
 `- VerticalLayout (with no direct field in your program)
     `- VerticalLayout (layout)

with the code that you have. Use the getContent / setContent on Panel/Window to access and modify this middle layout.

I suggest you change your second last line, mainWindow.addComponent(layout); to mainWindow.setContnet(layout); to get rid of the extra layout. That might solve some of your problems.

If your problems still persists I think the problem is in the BaseView class.

Last updated on Mar, 19th 2010
Eric Dobbs
1 decade ago Mar 23, 2010 2:05pm