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From Greg Brown <gk_br...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: TabPane corner and button style
Date Wed, 06 Apr 2011 13:12:25 GMT
OK. So it seems like buttonPanorama should probably be protected instead of private. Alternatively,
maybe you could just fix the existing TerraTabPaneSkin and submit a patch?

On Apr 6, 2011, at 8:08 AM, lello wrote:

> I need to access buttonPanorama because layout() calls
> 
> buttonPanorama.setLocation() and
> buttonPanorama.setSize()
> 
> 
> 
> Greg Brown-2 wrote:
>> 
>> Why do you need access to the button panorama? Maybe there is another way
>> to solve your problem?
>> 
>> On Apr 6, 2011, at 6:26 AM, lello wrote:
>> 
>>> Again my mistake.
>>> The width of the corner component is perfect.
>>> Now the only open question is how to avoid introducing a
>>> getButtonPanorma()
>>> method 
>>> in the TerraTabPaneSkin. (apart from copying the entire skin and then
>>> modify
>>> it accordingly).
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> lello wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Sorry I gave a wrong information,
>>>> the right arrow is not hidden, it's there. So the only problem is the
>>>> size
>>>> of the corner component
>>>> which is almost the double of its actual component, and of course the
>>>> fact
>>>> that I had to add
>>>> a new method to the basic skin, unless I want to copy/rewrite the entire
>>>> skin.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> lello wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Unfortunately the problem is not so simple to solve.
>>>>> 
>>>>> First, I have modified TerraTabPaneSkin adding a getButtonPanorama()
>>>>> method,
>>>>> as I need to access the buttonPanorama.
>>>>> Second, following your suggestion I used the code:
>>>>> 
>>>>> int cornerWidth = corner.getPreferredSize().width;
>>>>> int buttonPanoramaWidth = width - cornerWidth;
>>>>> 
>>>>> The final layout is a bit weird, with a very large area for the corner
>>>>> component, and,
>>>>> furthermore, I loose the right arrow which allows me to move along the
>>>>> opened tabs
>>>>> (the arrow that appears when you have completely filled the width of
>>>>> the
>>>>> tabPane).
>>>>> 
>>>>> Do you think it is possible to change the design of the basic
>>>>> TerraTabPaneSkin to meet the
>>>>> requirement that the corner component should never be hidden?
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Greg Brown-2 wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> First: I am trying to use the "corner" component of a
tabpane to
>>>>>>>>> display
>>>>>>>>> a
>>>>>>>>> menubutton. However I noticed that if I open a large
number of
>>>>>>>>> tabs,
>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> corner component gets hidden by the tabs, is this a bug?
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Possibly. It was originally done this way by design, but
that may
>>>>>>>> not
>>>>>>>> have
>>>>>>>> been the right approach.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Could you suggest me a simple way to modify/extend TabPaneSkin
so to
>>>>>>> have
>>>>>>> the desired behaviour?
>>>>>>> Or just the functions that I have to override.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> You'll have to modify TerraTabPaneSkin#layout(). The corner width
is
>>>>>> currently determined as follows:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> int buttonPanoramaWidth = Math.min(width, buttonPanoramaSize.width);
>>>>>> ...
>>>>>> int cornerWidth = width - buttonPanoramaWidth;
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> You'll probably want to calculate the corner width first (by calling
>>>>>> corner.getPreferredSize()) and then calculate the panorama width
from
>>>>>> that.
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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