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Posted by Eric Lynch on October 26, 2000 at 12:00 PM

Instead of using multiple JPanels (one for each line on your form), try using one JPanel and use the grid layout manager. That way you have a grid 'cell' for as many lines on your form as you want. Layout managers can be difficult, but it beats having a separate panel for each line, I think.

> Hi all, just had some questions possibly you could help me with:

> 1) Say I wanted to have a form with lots of information and then a few JTextFields for people to input stuff. What I've done is just have each line of the form be a JPanel. There's gotta be an easier way to do it though. For one thing, I want them to be able to press a button and insert a line of new data in the middle at a
> certain place. That doesn't seem to work with a series of JPanels.

> 2) Say I want to then pass that information to the server that the applet is running on and get it to start running some script with that information...

> Thanks so much,
> regards,
> rvw


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