Layouts and Geometry


Builder Xcessory facilitates working with layout and geometry management objects. With combinations of direct manipulation and specialized editors, Builder Xcessory provides WYSIWYG ("What You See Is What You Get") access to the powerful, but complex and otherwise difficult to use manager widgets-- most notably the Motif Form widget and the Java AWT objects with their various layout policies such as the GridBag.

This chapter includes the following sections:

· Managing Your UI Layout

· Aligning and Distributing Objects

· Additional Layout Techniques

· Using Motif Geometry Managers

· Java Layouts

· Using Java Layouts