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FlowLayout

The flow layout manager arranges components in a row from left to right, starting a new row if no more components fit into a row. Flow layouts are typically used to arrange buttons in a panel.

FlowLayout    FlowLayout

FlowLayout 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:

Property Name Description Default
alignment The alignment of the layout. Possible values: LEFT, RIGHT, CENTER, LEADING and TRAILING. CENTER
horizontal gap The horizontal gap between components and between the component and the border of the container. 5
vertical gap The vertical gap between components and between the component and the border of the container. 5
align on baseline (Java 6) Specifies whether components are vertically aligned along their baseline. Components that do not have a baseline are centered. false