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Part III: JBuilder for Java Client Applications > Understanding Layout Managers

Chapter 12. Understanding Layout Managers

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Every container, by default, has a layout manager associated with it. The layout managers have a singular responsibility: to determine where each new component is placed when it is added to the container. Technically, a layout manager is an object that implements the LayoutManager interface. Each container has a default layout manager assigned to it and an accessor and mutator to access or change the selected layout manager. Layout managers give you the following features:


  

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