Swing Designer v5.0.0! - GroupLayout, Palette Manager

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Swing Designer v5.0.0! - GroupLayout, Palette Manager

Postby Eric Clayberg » Tue Jun 06, 2006 3:20 pm

Major new Swing Designer v5.0.0 release includes support for Swing GroupLayout, configuring the palette with the new Palette Manager, enhanced Swing absolute layout support, plus many other new features.

See the New & Noteworthy page.

:arrow: Support for Eclipse 3.2RC7
:arrow: Support for Swing & SWT GroupLayout
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    - Select GroupLayout from the Swing Layouts palette
    - Position and size widgets using GroupLayout constraints
    - Align widgets horizontally and vertically
    - Insert and indent widgets intelligently
    - Align widgets to margins and along text baselines
    - Anchor widgets to the sides of the parent container
    - Set anchors and resizing via popup context menus
    - Align and center widgets using toolbar
    - Set alignment, size and spacing using floating layout assistant
:arrow: New Palette Manager
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    - Configure palette categories and entries with Palette Manager dialog
    - Add categories, entries and separators using palette menu
    - Import multiple widgets from JAR archives
    - Rearrange items using drag/drop
:arrow: Enhanced Swing support
    - Enhanced snapping feedback for absolute / null layout
    - Support for default GridBagLayout insets
    - Support for LAF read/change in main() method
    - Added Superclass field to JPanel wizard
:arrow: Editor & Property Pane enhancements
    - Option for maximizing editor on "Design" page activation
    - Option for formatting source code on editor save
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