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Rit Faisal
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Hi, I am trying to do the GUI part of the assignment and I am new to JFC/SWING. I am finding it kind of hard to manage the layout with a layout manager. Do you think it will be OK if I dont use any layout manager? Just use absolute positioning. I am curious to know what most people have done.
Thanks for your replay.
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Greg Mehlhose
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In my opinion, absolute positiong is tedious. I prefer the Layout managers. As soon as you get used to the layout managers you can really start producing GUI's much faster. I would start with this link to help you with layout managers and Swing.
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/uiswing/index.html
 
Rick Fortier
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One of the requirements, it to use standard solutions and use the APIs available. I think that not using a LayoutManager would cost you alot of points.
 
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