The card layout manager treats each component in the container as a card. Only one card is visible at a time. The container acts as a stack of cards. The first component added to a card layout is the visible component when the container is first displayed.
CardLayout is part of the standard Java distribution. The API documentation is available here.
Layout manager properties¶
A container with this layout manager has following layout manager properties:
|horizontal gap||The horizontal gap at the left and right edges.||0|
|vertical gap||The vertical gap at the top and bottom edges.||0|
Layout constraints properties¶
A component contained in a container with this layout manager has following layout constraints properties:
|Card Name||Identifier that can be used to make a card visible. See API