Module java.desktop
Package javax.swing

Class Box.Filler

All Implemented Interfaces:
ImageObserver, MenuContainer, Serializable, Accessible
Enclosing class:

public static class Box.Filler extends JComponent implements Accessible
An implementation of a lightweight component that participates in layout but has no view.

Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. As of 1.4, support for long term storage of all JavaBeans has been added to the java.beans package. Please see XMLEncoder.

  • Constructor Details

    • Filler

      @ConstructorProperties({"minimumSize","preferredSize","maximumSize"}) public Filler(Dimension min, Dimension pref, Dimension max)
      Constructor to create shape with the given size ranges.
      min - Minimum size
      pref - Preferred size
      max - Maximum size
  • Method Details

    • changeShape

      public void changeShape(Dimension min, Dimension pref, Dimension max)
      Change the size requests for this shape. An invalidate() is propagated upward as a result so that layout will eventually happen with using the new sizes.
      min - Value to return for getMinimumSize
      pref - Value to return for getPreferredSize
      max - Value to return for getMaximumSize
    • paintComponent

      protected void paintComponent(Graphics g)
      Paints this Filler. If this Filler has a UI this method invokes super's implementation, otherwise if this Filler is opaque the Graphics is filled using the background.
      paintComponent in class JComponent
      g - the Graphics to paint to
      NullPointerException - if g is null
      See Also:
    • getAccessibleContext

      public AccessibleContext getAccessibleContext()
      Gets the AccessibleContext associated with this Box.Filler. For box fillers, the AccessibleContext takes the form of an AccessibleBoxFiller. A new AccessibleAWTBoxFiller instance is created if necessary.
      Specified by:
      getAccessibleContext in interface Accessible
      getAccessibleContext in class Component
      an AccessibleBoxFiller that serves as the AccessibleContext of this Box.Filler.