[cp-patches] FYI:javax/swing/ViewportLayout.java (layoutContainer) rewrite

Audrius Meskauskas audriusa at bluewin.ch
Sun Mar 19 21:57:29 UTC 2006

Roman Kennke wrote:

>Hi Audrius,
>Am Sonntag, den 19.03.2006, 11:45 +0100 schrieb Audrius Meskauskas:
>>The current ViewportLayout.java.layoutContainer method seems behaving 
>>differently from Sun's implementation in the following ways:
>>1. If the view is smaller than the port where it should be displayed, 
>>the view is bottom aligned. For instance, if the table is displayed in 
>>the frame that is larger than the table size, the table body is bottom 
>>aligned (large whitespace between table header and table body). This is 
>>not correct, in Sun's implementation the table is always top aligned is 
>>such case.
>>2. If the view width is exactly the same as the view port width, it 
>>should be set as such and the view offset must be set to zero, instead 
>>of performing unnecessary calculations.  Somehow the view offset is 
>>calculated different from zero, this results the unexpected whitespace 
>>at the left border of the tables and text areas in the Swing demo.
>>The patch seems bringing no regressions, as far as I was able to test.
>Thanks for fixing this. Do you think you could write a testcase for the
>problem you originally had?
I only used visual tests at the moment. However the table was really 
bottom aligned,
and the empty area before the first table column was also discussed in 


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