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What determines/changes the "preferred size?"
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by:smileyxx
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If you subclass Component, you can do it yourself by overriding the getPreferredSize() method.
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superschlonz earned 20 total points
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Components should calculate their preferred size from the text and other stuff they display.
Containers have a Layout which calculates the preferred size from the values the components in
this container return.
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