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Groovy example source code file (BoxLayoutFactory.groovy)

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awt, boxlayout, boxlayout, boxlayoutfactory, container, container, gui, illegalaccessexception, instantiationexception, integer, integer, map, must, object, object, runtimeexception, swing

The Groovy BoxLayoutFactory.groovy source code

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package groovy.swing.factory

import java.awt.Container
import javax.swing.BoxLayout
import org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.InvokerHelper

public class BoxLayoutFactory extends AbstractFactory {

    public Object newInstance(FactoryBuilderSupport builder, Object name, Object value, Map attributes) throws InstantiationException, IllegalAccessException {
        FactoryBuilderSupport.checkValueIsNull(value, name);
        Object parent = builder.getCurrent();
        if (parent instanceof Container) {
            Object axisObject = attributes.remove("axis");
            int axis = BoxLayout.X_AXIS;
            if (axisObject != null) {
                Integer i = (Integer) axisObject;
                axis = i.intValue();

            Container target = LayoutFactory.getLayoutTarget(parent);
            BoxLayout answer = new BoxLayout(target, axis);

            // now let's try to set the layout property
            InvokerHelper.setProperty(target, "layout", answer);
            return answer;
        } else {
            throw new RuntimeException("Must be nested inside a Container");

    public void setParent(FactoryBuilderSupport builder, Object parent, Object child) {
        if (parent instanceof Container) {
            Container target = LayoutFactory.getLayoutTarget(parent);
            InvokerHelper.setProperty(target, "layout", child);


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