Introduction

The interfaceLayoutManager is used to define the interface for classes that know how to lay out Containers.

Class declaration

Following is the declaration for java.awt.LayoutManager interface:

  1. public interface LayoutManager

Interface methods

S.N.Method & Description
1 void addLayoutComponent(String name, Component comp)
If the layout manager uses a per-component string, adds the component comp to the layout, associating it with the string specified by name.
2 void layoutContainer(Container parent)
Lays out the specified container.
3 Dimension minimumLayoutSize(Container parent)
Calculates the minimum size dimensions for the specified container, given the components it contains.
4 Dimension preferredLayoutSize(Container parent)
Calculates the preferred size dimensions for the specified container, given the components it contains.
5 void removeLayoutComponent(Component comp)
Removes the specified component from the layout.