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JGoodies FormLayout - Which version is supported? [message #1381025] Sun, 25 May 2014 06:47 Go to next message
Timo Rumland is currently offline Timo Rumland
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Registered: July 2009
Junior Member
Hello,

I would like to get started with WindowBuilder (using Eclipse Kepler Service Release 1,
Build id: 20130919-0819) and the JGoodies FormLayout layout manager.

As I used FormLayout in the past in our project, I already got the JARs on the classpath, which are these:



  • jgoodies-forms-1.8.0.jar
  • jgoodies-common-1.8.0.jar


As you see, it is the latest version of JGoodies FormLayout.

When I now start building the GUI with WindowBuilder, it generates the following code:

// [...]
setLayout( new FormLayout(new ColumnSpec[] {
	com.jgoodies.forms.factories.FormFactory.RELATED_GAP_COLSPEC,
	com.jgoodies.forms.factories.FormFactory.DEFAULT_COLSPEC,
// [...]


With JGoodies FormLayout version 1.6, the class "FormFactory" has been renamed to "FormSpecs".


So, my question is - which version of JGoodies FormLayout does WindowBuilder support exactly?

Is support for the latest version planned?


Thanks a lot for your help!
Re: JGoodies FormLayout - Which version is supported? [message #1381342 is a reply to message #1381025] Sun, 25 May 2014 10:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Eric Clayberg is currently offline Eric Clayberg
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Registered: July 2009
Location: Boston, MA
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WindowBuilder ships with JGFL 1.3.0 (forms-1.3.0.jar).

We don't plan to update the support anytime soon, but would take a patch from someone who wants to update it.
Re: JGoodies FormLayout - Which version is supported? [message #1382003 is a reply to message #1381342] Sun, 25 May 2014 16:49 Go to previous message
Timo Rumland is currently offline Timo Rumland
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Registered: July 2009
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Thanks a lot for your answer.

Manuel Laggner offered a patch for JGoodies FormLayout 1.7.2 already here: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=387771#c2

Maybe this could be patched into a new release of WindowBuilder.
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