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Gird width problem with JDateChooser object

Posted on 2006-06-27
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I have a new date drop down selection box and I having problerms with the grid not making it wide enough so the date is actually there, but on digit is half cut off when viewing...

How do I widen the grid field to allow it wider.. I have included partial code below...

*** beginDateChooser is a JDateChooser object widget ***

GridBagConstraints gbc = new GridBagConstraints();
gbc.insets = new Insets(5, 2, 2, 2);
gbc.anchor = 17;

gbc.gridx = 0;
gbc.gridy = 0;
nPane.add(beginDateChooser, gbc);
nPane.add(new JLabel("Begin Date"), gbc);
gbc.gridx++;
nPane.add(beginDateChooser, gbc);  //point where field needs to be wider, but just not
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Question by:TheVeee
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Try setting weightx for that column
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by:TheVeee
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CEHJ,

Tried that, nothing happened at all....

Its like the 5 columns are locked... looks like this is never set anywhere except on the default....
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by:ksivananth
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why are u adding the date chooser two times?

try setting wightx and fill properties.

and gbc.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
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also try setting ipadx value
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:-)
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