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    Question Help with GridBagLayout please!

    Hi there, I'm trying to create a GUI for a text-based game but I need some help with GridBagLayout.
    The diagram below should explain how I'm trying to layout the components.

    Help with GridBagLayout please!-guidiagram.png

    I want to make it so that player_name, player_image and inventory are labels. Input is an editable TextArea and screen is an un-editable TextArea (It makes it easier to print stuff to the screen if its a text area rather than a label).

    If somebody could please advise me on how to code this that would be wonderful.

    Thanks, iBowlerHat

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    Default Re: Help with GridBagLayout please!

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    Default Re: Help with GridBagLayout please!

    Primarily, you need to leverage the GridBagConstraints fields gridwidth/height and weightx/y. Lets see your best efforts, in the form of a SSCCE (Short, Self Contained, Correct (Compilable), Example) that demonstrates any problem you have in achieving what you want, and we'll help you to fine-tune it.

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