BoxLayout is a Java Swing layout manager that allows multiple components to be laid out either vertically or horizontally.


The GridBagLayout is a flexible Java Swing layout manager that aligns components vertically, horizontally or along their baseline without requiring that the components be of the same size


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"Although madprogrammers comment to use a gridbaglayout is an easier solution but knowing about glue and struts can be helpful for customizing the layout of a boxlayout"

from question "How to Center JButtons in a centered JLabel in a BoxLayout?"


"Boxlayout is far easier than gridbaglayout because you don t have to learn how to specify constraints"

from question "A java sidebar with GridBagLayout"

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