20-CS-694 Advanced Programming Techniques Spring 2012

Interfaces, Exceptions, Graphics, Animation, Threads, Reflection, Networking, RMI, JDBC, JNI

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Is setMaximumSize meaningful?

Many layout managers don't pay attention to a component's requested maximum size. However, BoxLayout and SpringLayout do. Also, it is possible to use setMaximumSize but not setPreferredSize in which case setMaximumSize makes sense.