Swing Designer v5.1.0! - Enhanced NLS & GridBagLayout

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Swing Designer v5.1.0! - Enhanced NLS & GridBagLayout

Postby Eric Clayberg » Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:21 pm

Major new Swing Designer v5.1.0 release includes enhanced Internationalization (NLS) support, enhanced Swing GridBagLayout support, an enhanced Palette Manager, plus many other new features.

See the New & Noteworthy page.

:arrow: New full installer for Windows and Linux
:arrow: Enhanced NLS support
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    - Support for multiple sources
    - Support for configuring Eclipse Message classes
    - Support for configuring resource bundle usage
    - Support for the new, modern Eclipse internationalization format
    - Update Design view when text in a property file changes
:arrow: Enhanced Swing GridBagLayout Support
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    - Show column and row headers
    - Rearrange rows and columns via drag/drop
    - Double-click header to set/clear horizontal/vertical fill
    - Right-click on the header area to access the popup header menu
    - Preserve GridBagLayout constraints during move
:arrow: Enhanced Palette Manager
    - Added Widget Palette Plug-in Wizard
    - Convert widget JARs into Eclipse widget plug-ins
:arrow: Enhanced Swing support
    - Baseline snapping support for SpringLayout
    - New preference to use old-style component creation
    - Generate new GridLayout(rows, columns) by default
:arrow: Editor & Property Pane enhancements
    - Added editor content type detection
    - Show problems decorator for Designer editor icon
    - Use separate preferences to control auto size on text/image change
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