SWING - LayoutManager2 Interface



The interfaceLayoutManger is used to define the interface for classes that know how to lay out Containers based on a layout constraints object.

Class declaration

Following is the declaration for java.awt.LayoutManager2 interface:

public interface LayoutManger2
   extends LayoutManager

Interface methods

S.N. Method & Description
1 void addLayoutComponent(Component comp, Object constraints)

Adds the specified component to the layout, using the specified constraint object.

2 float getLayoutAlignmentX(Container target)

Returns the alignment along the x axis.

3 float getLayoutAlignmentY(Container target)

Returns the alignment along the y axis.

4 void invalidateLayout(Container target)

Invalidates the layout, indicating that if the layout manager has cached information it should be discarded.

5 Dimension maximumLayoutSize(Container target)

Calculates the maximum size dimensions for the specified container, given the components it contains.