Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Uses of Class
java.awt.Container

Packages that use Container
java.applet Provides the classes necessary to create an applet and the classes an applet uses to communicate with its applet context. 
java.awt Contains all of the classes for creating user interfaces and for painting graphics and images. 
java.awt.event Provides interfaces and classes for dealing with different types of events fired by AWT components. 
java.beans.beancontext Provides classes and interfaces relating to bean context. 
javax.swing Provides a set of "lightweight" (all-Java language) components that, to the maximum degree possible, work the same on all platforms. 
javax.swing.colorchooser Contains classes and interfaces used by the JColorChooser component. 
javax.swing.event Provides for events fired by Swing components. 
javax.swing.plaf.basic Provides user interface objects built according to the Basic look and feel. 
javax.swing.plaf.metal Provides user interface objects built according to the Java look and feel (once codenamed Metal), which is the default look and feel. 
javax.swing.table Provides classes and interfaces for dealing with javax.swing.JTable
javax.swing.text Provides classes and interfaces that deal with editable and noneditable text components. 
javax.swing.tree Provides classes and interfaces for dealing with javax.swing.JTree
 

Uses of Container in java.applet
 

Subclasses of Container in java.applet
 class Applet
          An applet is a small program that is intended not to be run on its own, but rather to be embedded inside another application.
 

Uses of Container in java.awt
 

Subclasses of Container in java.awt
 class Dialog
          A Dialog is a top-level window with a title and a border that is typically used to take some form of input from the user.
 class FileDialog
          The FileDialog class displays a dialog window from which the user can select a file.
 class Frame
          A Frame is a top-level window with a title and a border.
 class Panel
          Panel is the simplest container class.
 class ScrollPane
          A container class which implements automatic horizontal and/or vertical scrolling for a single child component.
 class Window
          A Window object is a top-level window with no borders and no menubar.
 

Methods in java.awt that return Container
 Container KeyboardFocusManager.getCurrentFocusCycleRoot()
          Returns the current focus cycle root, if the current focus cycle root is in the same context as the calling thread.
 Container Window.getFocusCycleRootAncestor()
          Always returns null because Windows have no ancestors; they represent the top of the Component hierarchy.
 Container Component.getFocusCycleRootAncestor()
          Returns the Container which is the focus cycle root of this Component's focus traversal cycle.
protected  Container KeyboardFocusManager.getGlobalCurrentFocusCycleRoot()
          Returns the current focus cycle root, even if the calling thread is in a different context than the current focus cycle root.
protected static Container Toolkit.getNativeContainer(Component c)
          Give native peers the ability to query the native container given a native component (eg the direct parent may be lightweight).
 Container Component.getParent()
          Gets the parent of this component.
 

Methods in java.awt with parameters of type Container
protected  void GridBagLayout.arrangeGrid(Container parent)
          Lays out the grid.
protected  void GridBagLayout.ArrangeGrid(Container parent)
          This method is obsolete and supplied for backwards compatability only; new code should call arrangeGrid instead.
 void DefaultKeyboardFocusManager.downFocusCycle(Container aContainer)
          Moves the focus down one focus traversal cycle.
abstract  void KeyboardFocusManager.downFocusCycle(Container aContainer)
          Moves the focus down one focus traversal cycle.
 void CardLayout.first(Container parent)
          Flips to the first card of the container.
 Component ContainerOrderFocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentAfter(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus after aComponent.
abstract  Component FocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentAfter(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus after aComponent.
 Component ContainerOrderFocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentBefore(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus before aComponent.
abstract  Component FocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentBefore(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus before aComponent.
 Component ContainerOrderFocusTraversalPolicy.getDefaultComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the default Component to focus.
abstract  Component FocusTraversalPolicy.getDefaultComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the default Component to focus.
 Component ContainerOrderFocusTraversalPolicy.getFirstComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the first Component in the traversal cycle.
abstract  Component FocusTraversalPolicy.getFirstComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the first Component in the traversal cycle.
 Component ContainerOrderFocusTraversalPolicy.getLastComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the last Component in the traversal cycle.
abstract  Component FocusTraversalPolicy.getLastComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the last Component in the traversal cycle.
 float GridBagLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the x axis.
 float CardLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the x axis.
 float LayoutManager2.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the x axis.
 float BorderLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the x axis.
 float GridBagLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the y axis.
 float CardLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the y axis.
 float LayoutManager2.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the y axis.
 float BorderLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the y axis.
 Component BorderLayout.getLayoutComponent(Container target, Object constraints)
          Returns the component that corresponds to the given constraint location based on the target Container's component orientation.
protected  GridBagLayoutInfo GridBagLayout.getLayoutInfo(Container parent, int sizeflag)
          Fills in an instance of GridBagLayoutInfo for the current set of managed children.
protected  GridBagLayoutInfo GridBagLayout.GetLayoutInfo(Container parent, int sizeflag)
          This method is obsolete and supplied for backwards compatability only; new code should call getLayoutInfo instead.
protected  Dimension GridBagLayout.getMinSize(Container parent, GridBagLayoutInfo info)
          Figures out the minimum size of the master based on the information from getLayoutInfo.
protected  Dimension GridBagLayout.GetMinSize(Container parent, GridBagLayoutInfo info)
          This method is obsolete and supplied for backwards compatability only; new code should call getMinSize instead.
 void GridBagLayout.invalidateLayout(Container target)
          Invalidates the layout, indicating that if the layout manager has cached information it should be discarded.
 void CardLayout.invalidateLayout(Container target)
          Invalidates the layout, indicating that if the layout manager has cached information it should be discarded.
 void LayoutManager2.invalidateLayout(Container target)
          Invalidates the layout, indicating that if the layout manager has cached information it should be discarded.
 void BorderLayout.invalidateLayout(Container target)
          Invalidates the layout, indicating that if the layout manager has cached information it should be discarded.
 boolean Container.isFocusCycleRoot(Container container)
          Returns whether the specified Container is the focus cycle root of this Container's focus traversal cycle.
 boolean Component.isFocusCycleRoot(Container container)
          Returns whether the specified Container is the focus cycle root of this Component's focus traversal cycle.
 void CardLayout.last(Container parent)
          Flips to the last card of the container.
 void GridLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Lays out the specified container using this layout.
 void GridBagLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Lays out the specified container using this grid bag layout.
 void FlowLayout.layoutContainer(Container target)
          Lays out the container.
 void CardLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Lays out the specified container using this card layout.
 void BorderLayout.layoutContainer(Container target)
          Lays out the container argument using this border layout.
 void LayoutManager.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Lays out the specified container.
 Dimension GridBagLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the maximum dimensions for this layout given the components in the specified target container.
 Dimension CardLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the maximum dimensions for this layout given the components in the specified target container.
 Dimension LayoutManager2.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Calculates the maximum size dimensions for the specified container, given the components it contains.
 Dimension BorderLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the maximum dimensions for this layout given the components in the specified target container.
 Dimension GridLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Determines the minimum size of the container argument using this grid layout.
 Dimension GridBagLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Determines the minimum size of the parent container using this grid bag layout.
 Dimension FlowLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the minimum dimensions needed to layout the visible components contained in the specified target container.
 Dimension CardLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Calculates the minimum size for the specified panel.
 Dimension BorderLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Determines the minimum size of the target container using this layout manager.
 Dimension LayoutManager.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Calculates the minimum size dimensions for the specified container, given the components it contains.
 void CardLayout.next(Container parent)
          Flips to the next card of the specified container.
 Dimension GridLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Determines the preferred size of the container argument using this grid layout.
 Dimension GridBagLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Determines the preferred size of the parent container using this grid bag layout.
 Dimension FlowLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the preferred dimensions for this layout given the visible components in the specified target container.
 Dimension CardLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Determines the preferred size of the container argument using this card layout.
 Dimension BorderLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container target)
          Determines the preferred size of the target container using this layout manager, based on the components in the container.
 Dimension LayoutManager.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Calculates the preferred size dimensions for the specified container, given the components it contains.
 void CardLayout.previous(Container parent)
          Flips to the previous card of the specified container.
 void KeyboardFocusManager.setGlobalCurrentFocusCycleRoot(Container newFocusCycleRoot)
          Sets the current focus cycle root.
 void CardLayout.show(Container parent, String name)
          Flips to the component that was added to this layout with the specified name, using addLayoutComponent.
 

Uses of Container in java.awt.event
 

Methods in java.awt.event that return Container
 Container HierarchyEvent.getChangedParent()
          Returns the parent of the Component returned by getChanged().
 Container ContainerEvent.getContainer()
          Returns the originator of the event.
 

Constructors in java.awt.event with parameters of type Container
HierarchyEvent(Component source, int id, Component changed, Container changedParent)
          Constructs an HierarchyEvent object to identify a change in the Component hierarchy.
HierarchyEvent(Component source, int id, Component changed, Container changedParent, long changeFlags)
          Constructs an HierarchyEvent object to identify a change in the Component hierarchy.
 

Uses of Container in java.beans.beancontext
 

Methods in java.beans.beancontext that return Container
 Container BeanContextContainerProxy.getContainer()
          Gets the java.awt.Container associated with this BeanContext.
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing
 

Subclasses of Container in javax.swing
 class AbstractButton
          Defines common behaviors for buttons and menu items.
 class Box
          A lightweight container that uses a BoxLayout object as its layout manager.
static class Box.Filler
          An implementation of a lightweight component that participates in layout but has no view.
 class CellRendererPane
          This class is inserted in between cell renderers and the components that use them.
 class DefaultListCellRenderer
          Renders an item in a list.
static class DefaultListCellRenderer.UIResource
          A subclass of DefaultListCellRenderer that implements UIResource.
 class JApplet
          An extended version of java.applet.Applet that adds support for the JFC/Swing component architecture.
 class JButton
          An implementation of a "push" button.
 class JCheckBox
          An implementation of a check box -- an item that can be selected or deselected, and which displays its state to the user.
 class JCheckBoxMenuItem
          A menu item that can be selected or deselected.
 class JColorChooser
          JColorChooser provides a pane of controls designed to allow a user to manipulate and select a color.
 class JComboBox
          A component that combines a button or editable field and a drop-down list.
 class JComponent
          The base class for all Swing components except top-level containers.
 class JDesktopPane
          A container used to create a multiple-document interface or a virtual desktop.
 class JDialog
          The main class for creating a dialog window.
 class JEditorPane
          A text component to edit various kinds of content.
 class JFileChooser
          JFileChooser provides a simple mechanism for the user to choose a file.
 class JFormattedTextField
          JFormattedTextField extends JTextField adding support for formatting arbitrary values, as well as retrieving a particular object once the user has edited the text.
 class JFrame
          An extended version of java.awt.Frame that adds support for the JFC/Swing component architecture.
 class JInternalFrame
          A lightweight object that provides many of the features of a native frame, including dragging, closing, becoming an icon, resizing, title display, and support for a menu bar.
static class JInternalFrame.JDesktopIcon
          This component represents an iconified version of a JInternalFrame.
 class JLabel
          A display area for a short text string or an image, or both.
 class JLayeredPane
          JLayeredPane adds depth to a JFC/Swing container, allowing components to overlap each other when needed.
 class JList
          A component that displays a list of objects and allows the user to select one or more items.
 class JMenu
          An implementation of a menu -- a popup window containing JMenuItems that is displayed when the user selects an item on the JMenuBar.
 class JMenuBar
          An implementation of a menu bar.
 class JMenuItem
          An implementation of an item in a menu.
 class JOptionPane
          JOptionPane makes it easy to pop up a standard dialog box that prompts users for a value or informs them of something.
 class JPanel
          JPanel is a generic lightweight container.
 class JPasswordField
          JPasswordField is a lightweight component that allows the editing of a single line of text where the view indicates something was typed, but does not show the original characters.
 class JPopupMenu
          An implementation of a popup menu -- a small window that pops up and displays a series of choices.
static class JPopupMenu.Separator
          A popup menu-specific separator.
 class JProgressBar
          A component that visually displays the progress of some task.
 class JRadioButton
          An implementation of a radio button -- an item that can be selected or deselected, and which displays its state to the user.
 class JRadioButtonMenuItem
          An implementation of a radio button menu item.
 class JRootPane
          A lightweight container used behind the scenes by JFrame, JDialog, JWindow, JApplet, and JInternalFrame.
 class JScrollBar
          An implementation of a scrollbar.
 class JScrollPane
          Provides a scrollable view of a lightweight component.
protected  class JScrollPane.ScrollBar
          By default JScrollPane creates scrollbars that are instances of this class.
 class JSeparator
          JSeparator provides a general purpose component for implementing divider lines - most commonly used as a divider between menu items that breaks them up into logical groupings.
 class JSlider
          A component that lets the user graphically select a value by sliding a knob within a bounded interval.
 class JSpinner
          A single line input field that lets the user select a number or an object value from an ordered sequence.
static class JSpinner.DateEditor
          An editor for a JSpinner whose model is a SpinnerDateModel.
static class JSpinner.DefaultEditor
          A simple base class for more specialized editors that displays a read-only view of the model's current value with a JFormattedTextField.
static class JSpinner.ListEditor
          An editor for a JSpinner whose model is a SpinnerListModel.
static class JSpinner.NumberEditor
          An editor for a JSpinner whose model is a SpinnerNumberModel.
 class JSplitPane
          JSplitPane is used to divide two (and only two) Components.
 class JTabbedPane
          A component that lets the user switch between a group of components by clicking on a tab with a given title and/or icon.
 class JTable
          The JTable is used to display and edit regular two-dimensional tables of cells.
 class JTextArea
          A JTextArea is a multi-line area that displays plain text.
 class JTextField
          JTextField is a lightweight component that allows the editing of a single line of text.
 class JTextPane
          A text component that can be marked up with attributes that are represented graphically.
 class JToggleButton
          An implementation of a two-state button.
 class JToolBar
          JToolBar provides a component that is useful for displaying commonly used Actions or controls.
static class JToolBar.Separator
          A toolbar-specific separator.
 class JToolTip
          Used to display a "Tip" for a Component.
 class JTree
           A control that displays a set of hierarchical data as an outline.
 class JViewport
          The "viewport" or "porthole" through which you see the underlying information.
 class JWindow
          A JWindow is a container that can be displayed anywhere on the user's desktop.
 

Fields in javax.swing declared as Container
protected  Container JRootPane.contentPane
          The content pane.
 

Methods in javax.swing that return Container
protected  Container JRootPane.createContentPane()
          Called by the constructor methods to create the default contentPane.
static Container SwingUtilities.getAncestorNamed(String name, Component comp)
          Convenience method for searching above comp in the component hierarchy and returns the first object of name it finds.
static Container SwingUtilities.getAncestorOfClass(Class<?> c, Component comp)
          Convenience method for searching above comp in the component hierarchy and returns the first object of class c it finds.
 Container JInternalFrame.getContentPane()
          Returns the content pane for this internal frame.
 Container JDialog.getContentPane()
          Returns the contentPane object for this dialog.
 Container JApplet.getContentPane()
          Returns the contentPane object for this applet.
 Container JWindow.getContentPane()
          Returns the Container which is the contentPane for this window.
 Container JRootPane.getContentPane()
          Returns the content pane -- the container that holds the components parented by the root pane.
 Container JFrame.getContentPane()
          Returns the contentPane object for this frame.
 Container RootPaneContainer.getContentPane()
          Returns the contentPane.
 Container JInternalFrame.getFocusCycleRootAncestor()
          Always returns null because JInternalFrames must always be roots of a focus traversal cycle.
 Container BoxLayout.getTarget()
          Returns the container that uses this layout manager.
 Container OverlayLayout.getTarget()
          Returns the container that uses this layout manager.
 Container JComponent.getTopLevelAncestor()
          Returns the top-level ancestor of this component (either the containing Window or Applet), or null if this component has not been added to any container.
 

Methods in javax.swing with parameters of type Container
 Component SortingFocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentAfter(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus after aComponent.
 Component LayoutFocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentAfter(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus after aComponent.
 Component DefaultFocusManager.getComponentAfter(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
           
 Component SortingFocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentBefore(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus before aComponent.
 Component LayoutFocusTraversalPolicy.getComponentBefore(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
          Returns the Component that should receive the focus before aComponent.
 Component DefaultFocusManager.getComponentBefore(Container aContainer, Component aComponent)
           
abstract  int LayoutStyle.getContainerGap(JComponent component, int position, Container parent)
          Returns the amount of space to place between the component and specified edge of its parent.
 Component SortingFocusTraversalPolicy.getDefaultComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the default Component to focus.
 Component SortingFocusTraversalPolicy.getFirstComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the first Component in the traversal cycle.
 Component LayoutFocusTraversalPolicy.getFirstComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the first Component in the traversal cycle.
 Component DefaultFocusManager.getFirstComponent(Container aContainer)
           
 Component SortingFocusTraversalPolicy.getLastComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the last Component in the traversal cycle.
 Component LayoutFocusTraversalPolicy.getLastComponent(Container aContainer)
          Returns the last Component in the traversal cycle.
 Component DefaultFocusManager.getLastComponent(Container aContainer)
           
 float SpringLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container p)
          Returns 0.5f (centered).
 float GroupLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the x axis.
 float BoxLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the X axis for the container.
 float OverlayLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the x axis for the container.
 float JRootPane.RootLayout.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container target)
           
 float SpringLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container p)
          Returns 0.5f (centered).
 float GroupLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container parent)
          Returns the alignment along the y axis.
 float BoxLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the Y axis for the container.
 float OverlayLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the y axis for the container.
 float JRootPane.RootLayout.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container target)
           
abstract  int LayoutStyle.getPreferredGap(JComponent component1, JComponent component2, LayoutStyle.ComponentPlacement type, int position, Container parent)
          Returns the amount of space to use between two components.
 void SpringLayout.invalidateLayout(Container p)
           
 void GroupLayout.invalidateLayout(Container parent)
          Invalidates the layout, indicating that if the layout manager has cached information it should be discarded.
 void BoxLayout.invalidateLayout(Container target)
          Indicates that a child has changed its layout related information, and thus any cached calculations should be flushed.
 void OverlayLayout.invalidateLayout(Container target)
          Indicates a child has changed its layout related information, which causes any cached calculations to be flushed.
 void JRootPane.RootLayout.invalidateLayout(Container target)
           
 void SpringLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
           
 void GroupLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Lays out the specified container.
 void JSpinner.DefaultEditor.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Resize the one (and only) child to completely fill the area within the parents insets.
 void BoxLayout.layoutContainer(Container target)
          Called by the AWT when the specified container needs to be laid out.
 void ViewportLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Called by the AWT when the specified container needs to be laid out.
 void ScrollPaneLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Lays out the scrollpane.
 void OverlayLayout.layoutContainer(Container target)
          Called by the AWT when the specified container needs to be laid out.
 void JRootPane.RootLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
          Instructs the layout manager to perform the layout for the specified container.
 Dimension SpringLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container parent)
           
 Dimension GroupLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the maximum size for the specified container.
 Dimension BoxLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the maximum dimensions the target container can use to lay out the components it contains.
 Dimension OverlayLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the maximum dimensions needed to lay out the components contained in the specified target container.
 Dimension JRootPane.RootLayout.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the maximum amount of space the layout can use.
 Dimension SpringLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
           
 Dimension GroupLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the minimum size for the specified container.
 Dimension JSpinner.DefaultEditor.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the minimum size of first (and only) child plus the size of the parents insets.
 Dimension BoxLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the minimum dimensions needed to lay out the components contained in the specified target container.
 Dimension ViewportLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the minimum dimensions needed to layout the components contained in the specified target container.
 Dimension ScrollPaneLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          The minimum size of a ScrollPane is the size of the insets plus minimum size of the viewport, plus the scrollpane's viewportBorder insets, plus the minimum size of the visible headers, plus the minimum size of the scrollbars whose displayPolicy isn't NEVER.
 Dimension OverlayLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the minimum dimensions needed to lay out the components contained in the specified target container.
 Dimension JRootPane.RootLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the minimum amount of space the layout needs.
 void CellRendererPane.paintComponent(Graphics g, Component c, Container p, int x, int y, int w, int h)
          Calls this.paintComponent(g, c, p, x, y, w, h, false).
static void SwingUtilities.paintComponent(Graphics g, Component c, Container p, int x, int y, int w, int h)
          Paints a component to the specified Graphics.
 void CellRendererPane.paintComponent(Graphics g, Component c, Container p, int x, int y, int w, int h, boolean shouldValidate)
          Paint a cell renderer component c on graphics object g.
 void CellRendererPane.paintComponent(Graphics g, Component c, Container p, Rectangle r)
          Calls this.paintComponent() with the rectangles x,y,width,height fields.
static void SwingUtilities.paintComponent(Graphics g, Component c, Container p, Rectangle r)
          Paints a component to the specified Graphics.
 Dimension SpringLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
           
 Dimension GroupLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the preferred size for the specified container.
 Dimension JSpinner.DefaultEditor.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the preferred size of first (and only) child plus the size of the parents insets.
 Dimension BoxLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the preferred dimensions for this layout, given the components in the specified target container.
 Dimension ViewportLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the preferred dimensions for this layout given the components in the specified target container.
 Dimension ScrollPaneLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          The preferred size of a ScrollPane is the size of the insets, plus the preferred size of the viewport, plus the preferred size of the visible headers, plus the preferred size of the scrollbars that will appear given the current view and the current scrollbar displayPolicies.
 Dimension OverlayLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the preferred dimensions for this layout given the components in the specified target container.
 Dimension JRootPane.RootLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
          Returns the amount of space the layout would like to have.
 void JInternalFrame.setContentPane(Container c)
          Sets this JInternalFrame's contentPane property.
 void JDialog.setContentPane(Container contentPane)
          Sets the contentPane property.
 void JApplet.setContentPane(Container contentPane)
          Sets the contentPane property.
 void JWindow.setContentPane(Container contentPane)
          Sets the contentPane property for this window.
 void JRootPane.setContentPane(Container content)
          Sets the content pane -- the container that holds the components parented by the root pane.
 void JFrame.setContentPane(Container contentPane)
          Sets the contentPane property.
 void RootPaneContainer.setContentPane(Container contentPane)
          The "contentPane" is the primary container for application specific components.
 

Constructors in javax.swing with parameters of type Container
BoxLayout(Container target, int axis)
          Creates a layout manager that will lay out components along the given axis.
GroupLayout(Container host)
          Creates a GroupLayout for the specified Container.
OverlayLayout(Container target)
          Constructs a layout manager that performs overlay arrangement of the children.
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing.colorchooser
 

Subclasses of Container in javax.swing.colorchooser
 class AbstractColorChooserPanel
          This is the abstract superclass for color choosers.
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing.event
 

Methods in javax.swing.event that return Container
 Container AncestorEvent.getAncestor()
          Returns the ancestor that the event actually occurred on.
 Container AncestorEvent.getAncestorParent()
          Returns the parent of the ancestor the event actually occurred on.
 

Constructors in javax.swing.event with parameters of type Container
AncestorEvent(JComponent source, int id, Container ancestor, Container ancestorParent)
          Constructs an AncestorEvent object to identify a change in an ancestor-component's display-status.
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing.plaf.basic
 

Subclasses of Container in javax.swing.plaf.basic
 class BasicArrowButton
          JButton object that draws a scaled Arrow in one of the cardinal directions.
 class BasicComboBoxRenderer
          ComboBox renderer
static class BasicComboBoxRenderer.UIResource
          A subclass of BasicComboBoxRenderer that implements UIResource.
 class BasicComboPopup
          This is a basic implementation of the ComboPopup interface.
 class BasicInternalFrameTitlePane
          The class that manages a basic title bar
 class BasicInternalFrameTitlePane.SystemMenuBar
          This class should be treated as a "protected" inner class.
 class BasicSplitPaneDivider
          Divider used by BasicSplitPaneUI.
protected  class BasicToolBarUI.DragWindow
           
 

Methods in javax.swing.plaf.basic that return Container
protected  Container BasicOptionPaneUI.createButtonArea()
          Creates and returns a Container containing the buttons.
protected  Container BasicOptionPaneUI.createMessageArea()
          Messaged from installComponents to create a Container containing the body of the message.
protected  Container BasicOptionPaneUI.createSeparator()
           
 

Methods in javax.swing.plaf.basic with parameters of type Container
protected  void BasicOptionPaneUI.addButtonComponents(Container container, Object[] buttons, int initialIndex)
          Creates the appropriate object to represent each of the objects in buttons and adds it to container.
protected  void BasicOptionPaneUI.addIcon(Container top)
          Creates and adds a JLabel representing the icon returned from getIcon to top.
protected  void BasicOptionPaneUI.addMessageComponents(Container container, GridBagConstraints cons, Object msg, int maxll, boolean internallyCreated)
          Creates the appropriate object to represent msg and places it into container.
protected  void BasicOptionPaneUI.burstStringInto(Container c, String d, int maxll)
          Recursively creates new JLabel instances to represent d.
 float BasicSplitPaneUI.BasicHorizontalLayoutManager.getLayoutAlignmentX(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the x axis.
 float BasicSplitPaneUI.BasicHorizontalLayoutManager.getLayoutAlignmentY(Container target)
          Returns the alignment along the y axis.
 void BasicSplitPaneUI.BasicHorizontalLayoutManager.invalidateLayout(Container c)
          Does nothing.
 void BasicTabbedPaneUI.TabbedPaneLayout.layoutContainer(Container parent)
           
 void BasicScrollBarUI.layoutContainer(Container scrollbarContainer)
           
 void BasicOptionPaneUI.ButtonAreaLayout.layoutContainer(Container container)
           
 void BasicInternalFrameTitlePane.TitlePaneLayout.layoutContainer(Container c)
           
 void BasicInternalFrameUI.InternalFrameLayout.layoutContainer(Container c)
           
 void BasicSplitPaneUI.BasicHorizontalLayoutManager.layoutContainer(Container container)
          Does the actual layout.
 void BasicComboBoxUI.ComboBoxLayoutManager.layoutContainer(Container parent)
           
 void BasicSplitPaneDivider.DividerLayout.layoutContainer(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicSplitPaneUI.BasicHorizontalLayoutManager.maximumLayoutSize(Container target)
          Returns the maximum layout size, which is Integer.MAX_VALUE in both directions.
 Dimension BasicTabbedPaneUI.TabbedPaneLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
           
 Dimension BasicScrollBarUI.minimumLayoutSize(Container scrollbarContainer)
           
 Dimension BasicOptionPaneUI.ButtonAreaLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicInternalFrameTitlePane.TitlePaneLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicInternalFrameUI.InternalFrameLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicSplitPaneUI.BasicHorizontalLayoutManager.minimumLayoutSize(Container container)
          Returns the minimum size needed to contain the children.
 Dimension BasicComboBoxUI.ComboBoxLayoutManager.minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
           
 Dimension BasicSplitPaneDivider.DividerLayout.minimumLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicTabbedPaneUI.TabbedPaneLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
           
 Dimension BasicScrollBarUI.preferredLayoutSize(Container scrollbarContainer)
           
 Dimension BasicOptionPaneUI.ButtonAreaLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicInternalFrameTitlePane.TitlePaneLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicInternalFrameUI.InternalFrameLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 Dimension BasicSplitPaneUI.BasicHorizontalLayoutManager.preferredLayoutSize(Container container)
          Returns the preferred size needed to contain the children.
 Dimension BasicComboBoxUI.ComboBoxLayoutManager.preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
           
 Dimension DefaultMenuLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container target)
           
 Dimension BasicSplitPaneDivider.DividerLayout.preferredLayoutSize(Container c)
           
 

Constructors in javax.swing.plaf.basic with parameters of type Container
DefaultMenuLayout(Container target, int axis)
           
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing.plaf.metal
 

Subclasses of Container in javax.swing.plaf.metal
 class MetalComboBoxButton
          JButton subclass to help out MetalComboBoxUI
 class MetalComboBoxUI.MetalComboPopup
          Deprecated. As of Java 2 platform v1.4.
protected  class MetalFileChooserUI.FileRenderer
           
 class MetalFileChooserUI.FilterComboBoxRenderer
          Render different type sizes and styles.
 class MetalInternalFrameTitlePane
          Class that manages a JLF title bar
 class MetalScrollButton
          JButton object for Metal scrollbar arrows.
 

Methods in javax.swing.plaf.metal with parameters of type Container
 void MetalComboBoxUI.layoutComboBox(Container parent, MetalComboBoxUI.MetalComboBoxLayoutManager manager)
           
 void MetalComboBoxUI.MetalComboBoxLayoutManager.layoutContainer(Container parent)
           
 void MetalComboBoxUI.MetalComboBoxLayoutManager.superLayout(Container parent)
           
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing.table
 

Subclasses of Container in javax.swing.table
 class DefaultTableCellRenderer
          The standard class for rendering (displaying) individual cells in a JTable.
static class DefaultTableCellRenderer.UIResource
          A subclass of DefaultTableCellRenderer that implements UIResource.
 class JTableHeader
          This is the object which manages the header of the JTable.
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing.text
 

Subclasses of Container in javax.swing.text
 class JTextComponent
          JTextComponent is the base class for swing text components.
 

Methods in javax.swing.text that return Container
 Container View.getContainer()
          Fetches the container hosting the view.
 

Uses of Container in javax.swing.tree
 

Subclasses of Container in javax.swing.tree
 class DefaultTreeCellEditor.DefaultTextField
          TextField used when no editor is supplied.
 class DefaultTreeCellEditor.EditorContainer
          Container responsible for placing the editingComponent.
 class DefaultTreeCellRenderer
          Displays an entry in a tree.
 

Fields in javax.swing.tree declared as Container
protected  Container DefaultTreeCellEditor.editingContainer
          Editing container, will contain the editorComponent.
 

Methods in javax.swing.tree that return Container
protected  Container DefaultTreeCellEditor.createContainer()
          Creates the container to manage placement of editingComponent.
 


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