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From Bob Santos <bob.santo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Making a Menu Bar Fill Remaining Horizontal Space
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 15:22:09 GMT
Hi Todd,

Thanks for pointing that out, I wasn't aware that the Window is not

So will the BoxPane route I mentioned have the same effect?

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Bob,
> Try maximizing the window, like so:
> <Window title="Hello Pivot"
>     maximized="true"
>     ....
> Right now, since the window isn't maximized, it's getting set to its
> preferred size, which is just as big as it needs to be to accomodate the
> menu bar.  When you maximize it, it will occupy the entire space of the
> native frame.
> -T
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 10:01 AM, Bob Santos <bob.santosjr@gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi All!
>> I'm working on a sample app using Pivot and what I want to do is create a
>> Menu Bar, an Edit Window right below the Menu Bar and possibly a Status Bar
>> below the Edit Window. So basically they are three boxes laid out
>> vertically. I'm on the first part where I  am creating the Menu Bar it
>> compiles and executes correctly but it does not look right since a Menu Bar
>> should in relation with what layout I want should fill out the remaining
>> horizontal space but doesn't. I've used TablePane with one column and
>> width=1* as suggested in the mailing list archives.
>> Here's the WTKX file for your reference: http://pastebin.com/f3159ebaf
>> I tried to include the code here but the first time I sent this, it
>> exceeded 5.0 spam score so it was not accepted.
>> By the way I also tried using a parent BoxPane with vertical orientation
>> and fill:true and then BoxPane with horizontal orientations and fill:true
>> where I put the Menu Bar.
>> Thanks and Regards,
>> Bob

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