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ExtGWT Rich Internet Application Cookbook by Odili Charles Opute

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Building grids with ColumnLayout

ColumnLayout positions and sizes a container's children horizontally, with each component specifying how much of the container's available width it will take up. This width specification which can be expressed in pixels or as a percentage is encapsulated as a ColumnData object, the child widgets are then sized by ColumnData and positioned in horizontal columns. If you need to render components in a small number of horizontal blocks, such as a three column (left, middle, and right) segmented form, then ColumnLayout is your best bet.

Building grids with ColumnLayout

How to do it...

Set ColumnLayout as the layout for a container and then add components ...

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