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java gui - JTextField and Jlabel not displaying properly

Posted on 2001-08-08
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Hi everyone,
I am frustrated as usual while working on a java graphical app, this time I am using beans - and it's my first try at this, and i'm wondering if it might be part of my problem.

I have a driver named and a bean class at this address:
http://www.geocities.com/heylauryn/

and if you run the resume writer program, the beans (which contain a jlabel and a jtextfield) are not properly displaying.  when i first run the program, the "name" textfield is cut off until i start typing, then it's okay for a little while... In the last one, "Contact Information" gets cut off at "Cont" and yet sometimes the textfield is all there.  When I minimize this gui or click "build resume" and then click "edit resume", all three of the textfields get cut off.

Can someone help?  I could really use some help and in a jiffy if you can!
Thanks so much for anything,
Lauryn.

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Lauryn,

I don't have time to have a good look at your code and help sort out your problems.
But I had a quick look and a couple of things I noticed:
- instead of adding and removing panels a better (cleaner) approach would be to use a CardLayout (see Sun's Java tutorial).
- FlowLayout only lays out elements horizontally, so your name, email etc text fields will not necessarily appear on seperate lines.
- you don't remove the panels from the content pane (which is were they are added).

Sorry I don't have more time to look at it, but I'm sure someone else can help u out :)

mick
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