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ExtGWT Rich Internet Application Cookbook by Odili Charles Opute

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Building a basic wizard with CardLayout

Wizards have become common place (except the ones in Harry Potter); they allow us to complete complex tasks in simple intuitive steps and can be as simple as just a sequence of navigable steps or as complex as having steps dynamically added from an RPC call based on a selection in a previous step.

The good news is that CardLayout can be used to build a basic wizard, devoid of all the bells and whistles that your imagination can conjure. CardLayout renders the child components of a container such that only one component is fitted or visible (CardLayout extends FitLayout) in the container at a time. The only way to move from one child component to the next is by calling setActiveItem() on the layout, giving ...

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