Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Class DefaultMenuLayout

  extended by javax.swing.BoxLayout
      extended by javax.swing.plaf.basic.DefaultMenuLayout
All Implemented Interfaces:
LayoutManager, LayoutManager2, Serializable, UIResource

public class DefaultMenuLayout
extends BoxLayout
implements UIResource

The default layout manager for Popup menus and menubars. This class is an extension of BoxLayout which adds the UIResource tag so that plauggable L&Fs can distinguish it from user-installed layout managers on menus.

Field Summary
Fields inherited from class javax.swing.BoxLayout
Constructor Summary
DefaultMenuLayout(Container target, int axis)
Method Summary
 Dimension preferredLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the preferred dimensions for this layout, given the components in the specified target container.
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.BoxLayout
addLayoutComponent, addLayoutComponent, getAxis, getLayoutAlignmentX, getLayoutAlignmentY, getTarget, invalidateLayout, layoutContainer, maximumLayoutSize, minimumLayoutSize, removeLayoutComponent
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public DefaultMenuLayout(Container target,
                         int axis)
Method Detail


public Dimension preferredLayoutSize(Container target)
Description copied from class: BoxLayout
Returns the preferred dimensions for this layout, given the components in the specified target container.

Specified by:
preferredLayoutSize in interface LayoutManager
preferredLayoutSize in class BoxLayout
target - the container that needs to be laid out
the dimensions >= 0 && <= Integer.MAX_VALUE
See Also:
Container, BoxLayout.minimumLayoutSize(java.awt.Container), BoxLayout.maximumLayoutSize(java.awt.Container)

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Submit a bug or feature
For further API reference and developer documentation, see Java SE Developer Documentation. That documentation contains more detailed, developer-targeted descriptions, with conceptual overviews, definitions of terms, workarounds, and working code examples.

Copyright © 1993, 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.