created: 01/12/02; revised: 07/18/06
The graphical interfaces of the previous chapters have
a serious problem:
resizing the frame changes the layout of components.
A component and its label may no longer be next to each other.
FlowLayout does not keep related items together;
it just puts them in the rows one after another as they are added.
This chapter discusses how to better control the layout process.
(Review: ) What is the part of a frame that holds the graphical components?