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AbstractFormBuilder.java

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package com.jgoodies.forms.builder;

import java.awt.Component;
import java.awt.ComponentOrientation;
import java.awt.Container;

import com.jgoodies.forms.factories.FormFactory;
import com.jgoodies.forms.layout.CellConstraints;
import com.jgoodies.forms.layout.ColumnSpec;
import com.jgoodies.forms.layout.FormLayout;
import com.jgoodies.forms.layout.RowSpec;

/**
 * An abstract class that minimizes the effort required to implement 
 * non-visual builders that use the {@link FormLayout}.<p>
 * 
 * Builders hide details of the FormLayout and provide convenience behavior 
 * that assists you in constructing a form.
 * This class provides a cell cursor that helps you traverse a form while
 * you add components. Also, it offers several methods to append custom
 * and logical columns and rows. 
 *
 * @author Karsten Lentzsch
 * @version $Revision: 1.8 $
 * 
 * @see    ButtonBarBuilder
 * @see    ButtonStackBuilder
 * @see    PanelBuilder
 * @see    I15dPanelBuilder
 * @see    DefaultFormBuilder
 */
00062 public abstract class AbstractFormBuilder {

    /**
     * Holds the layout container that we are building.
     */
00067     private final Container  container;
    
    /**
     * Holds the instance of <code>FormLayout</code> that is used to
     * specifiy, fill and layout this form.
     */
00073     private final FormLayout layout;

    /**
     * Holds an instance of <code>CellConstraints</code> that will be used to
     * specify the location, extent and alignments of the component to be
     * added next.
     */
00080     private CellConstraints currentCellConstraints;
    
    /**
     * Specifies if we fill the grid from left to right or right to left.
     * This value is initialized during the construction from the layout 
     * container's component orientation.
     * 
     * @see #isLeftToRight()
     * @see #setLeftToRight(boolean)
     * @see ComponentOrientation
     */
00091     private boolean leftToRight;



    // Instance Creation ****************************************************

    /**
     * Constructs an instance of <code>AbstractFormBuilder</code> 
     * for the given FormLayout and layout container.
     * 
     * @param layout     the {@link FormLayout} to use
     * @param container  the layout container
     * 
     * @throws NullPointerException if the layout or container is null
     */
00106     public AbstractFormBuilder(FormLayout layout, Container container) {
        if (layout == null) 
            throw new NullPointerException("The layout must not be null.");
        
        if (container == null) 
            throw new NullPointerException("The layout container must not be null.");
        
        this.container = container;
        this.layout    = layout;
  
        container.setLayout(layout);
        currentCellConstraints = new CellConstraints();
        ComponentOrientation orientation = container.getComponentOrientation();
        leftToRight = orientation.isLeftToRight()
                  || !orientation.isHorizontal();
    }


    /**
     * Constructs an instance of <code>AbstractFormBuilder</code> for the given
     * container and form layout.
     * 
     * @param container  the layout container
     * @param layout     the {@link FormLayout} to use
     * 
     * @deprecated Replaced by {@link #AbstractFormBuilder(FormLayout, Container)}.
     */
00133     public AbstractFormBuilder(Container container, FormLayout layout){        
        this(layout, container);
    }

    
    // Accessors ************************************************************

    /**
     * Returns the container used to build the form.
     * 
     * @return the layout container
     */
00145     public final Container getContainer() { 
        return container;  
    }
    

    /**
     * Returns the instance of {@link FormLayout} used to build this form.
     * 
     * @return the FormLayout
     */
00155     public final FormLayout getLayout() { 
        return layout; 
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Returns the number of columns in the form.
     * 
     * @return the number of columns
     */
00165     public final int getColumnCount() {
        return getLayout().getColumnCount();
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Returns the number of rows in the form.
     * 
     * @return the number of rows
     */
00175     public final int getRowCount() {
        return getLayout().getRowCount();
    }
    

    // Accessing the Cursor Direction ***************************************
    
    /**
     * Returns whether this builder fills the form left-to-right
     * or right-to-left. The initial value of this property is set
     * during the builder construction from the layout container's
     * <code>componentOrientation</code> property.
     * 
     * @return true indicates left-to-right, false indicates right-to-left
     * 
     * @see #setLeftToRight(boolean)
     * @see ComponentOrientation
     */
00193     public final boolean isLeftToRight() {
        return leftToRight;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the form fill direction to left-to-right or right-to-left.
     * The initial value of this property is set during the builder construction 
     * from the layout container's <code>componentOrientation</code> property.
     * 
     * @param b   true indicates left-to-right, false right-to-left
     * 
     * @see #isLeftToRight()
     * @see ComponentOrientation
     */
00208     public final void setLeftToRight(boolean b) {
        leftToRight = b;
    }
    

    // Accessing the Cursor Location and Extent *****************************
    
    /**
     * Returns the cursor's column.
     * 
     * @return the cursor's column
     */
00220     public final int getColumn() {
        return currentCellConstraints.gridX;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the cursor to the given column.
     * 
     * @param column    the cursor's new column index
     */
00230     public final void setColumn(int column) {
        currentCellConstraints.gridX = column;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Returns the cursor's row.
     * 
     * @return the cursor's row
     */
00240     public final int getRow() {
        return currentCellConstraints.gridY;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the cursor to the given row.
     * 
     * @param row       the cursor's new row index
     */
00250     public final void setRow(int row) {
        currentCellConstraints.gridY = row;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the cursor's column span.
     * 
     * @param columnSpan    the cursor's new column span (grid width)
     */
00260     public final void setColumnSpan(int columnSpan) {
        currentCellConstraints.gridWidth = columnSpan;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the cursor's row span.
     * 
     * @param rowSpan    the cursor's new row span (grid height)
     */
00270     public final void setRowSpan(int rowSpan) {
        currentCellConstraints.gridHeight = rowSpan;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the cursor's origin to the given column and row.
     * 
     * @param column    the new column index
     * @param row       the new row index
     */
00281     public final void setOrigin(int column, int row) {
        setColumn(column);
        setRow(row);
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the cursor's extent to the given column span and row span.
     * 
     * @param columnSpan    the new column span (grid width)
     * @param rowSpan       the new row span (grid height)
     */
00293     public final void setExtent(int columnSpan, int rowSpan) {
        setColumnSpan(columnSpan);
        setRowSpan(rowSpan);
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the cell bounds (location and extent) to the given column, row,
     * column span and row span.
     * 
     * @param column       the new column index (grid x)
     * @param row          the new row index     (grid y)
     * @param columnSpan   the new column span  (grid width)
     * @param rowSpan      the new row span     (grid height)
     */
00308     public final void setBounds(int column, int row, int columnSpan, int rowSpan) {
        setColumn(column);
        setRow(row);
        setColumnSpan(columnSpan);
        setRowSpan(rowSpan);
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Moves to the next column, does the same as #nextColumn(1).
     */
00319     public final void nextColumn() {
        nextColumn(1);
    }
    

    /**
     * Moves to the next column.
     * 
     * @param columns    number of columns to move
     */
00329     public final void nextColumn(int columns) {
        currentCellConstraints.gridX += columns * getColumnIncrementSign();
    }

    
    /**
     * Increases the row by one; does the same as #nextRow(1).
     */
00337     public final void nextRow() {
        nextRow(1);
    }
    

    /**
     * Increases the row by the specified rows.
     * 
     * @param rows       number of rows to move
     */
00347     public final void nextRow(int rows) {
        currentCellConstraints.gridY += rows;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Moves to the next line: increases the row and resets the column; 
     * does the same as #nextLine(1).
     */
00356     public final void nextLine() {
        nextLine(1);
    }
    

    /**
     * Moves the cursor down several lines: increases the row by the 
     * specified number of lines and sets the cursor to the leading column.
     * 
     * @param lines  number of rows to move
     */
00367     public final void nextLine(int lines) {
        nextRow(lines);
        setColumn(getLeadingColumn());
    }
    
    
    // Form Constraints Alignment *******************************************
    
    /**
     * Sets the horizontal alignment.
     * 
     * @param alignment the new horizontal alignment
     */
00380     public final void setHAlignment(CellConstraints.Alignment alignment) {
        currentCellConstraints.hAlign = alignment;
    }

    /**
     * Sets the vertical alignment.
     * 
     * @param alignment the new vertical alignment
     */
00389     public final void setVAlignment(CellConstraints.Alignment alignment) {
        currentCellConstraints.vAlign = alignment;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Sets the horizontal and vertical alignment.
     * 
     * @param hAlign the new horizontal alignment
     * @param vAlign the new vertical alignment
     */
00400     public final void setAlignment(CellConstraints.Alignment hAlign,
                                    CellConstraints.Alignment vAlign) {
        setHAlignment(hAlign);
        setVAlignment(vAlign);
    }

    
    // Appending Columns ******************************************************

    /**
     * Appends the given column specification to the builder's layout.
     * 
     * @param columnSpec  the column specification object to append
     * 
     * @see #appendColumn(String)
     */
00416     public final void appendColumn(ColumnSpec columnSpec) {
        getLayout().appendColumn(columnSpec);
    }

    
    /**
     * Appends a column specification to the builder's layout 
     * that represents the given string encoding.
     * 
     * @param encodedColumnSpec  the column specification to append in encoded form
     * 
     * @see #appendColumn(ColumnSpec)
     */
00429     public final void appendColumn(String encodedColumnSpec) {
        appendColumn(new ColumnSpec(encodedColumnSpec));
    }
    

    /**
     * Appends a glue column.
     * 
     * @see #appendLabelComponentsGapColumn()
     * @see #appendRelatedComponentsGapColumn()
     * @see #appendUnrelatedComponentsGapColumn()
     */
00441     public final void appendGlueColumn() {
        appendColumn(FormFactory.GLUE_COLSPEC);
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Appends a column that is the default gap between a label and
     * its associated component.
     * 
     * @since 1.0.3
     * 
     * @see #appendGlueColumn()
     * @see #appendRelatedComponentsGapColumn()
     * @see #appendUnrelatedComponentsGapColumn()
     */
00456     public final void appendLabelComponentsGapColumn() {
        appendColumn(FormFactory.LABEL_COMPONENT_GAP_COLSPEC);
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Appends a column that is the default gap for related components.
     * 
     * @see #appendGlueColumn()
     * @see #appendLabelComponentsGapColumn()
     * @see #appendUnrelatedComponentsGapColumn()
     */
00468     public final void appendRelatedComponentsGapColumn() {
        appendColumn(FormFactory.RELATED_GAP_COLSPEC);
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Appends a column that is the default gap for unrelated components.
     * 
     * @see #appendGlueColumn()
     * @see #appendLabelComponentsGapColumn()
     * @see #appendRelatedComponentsGapColumn()
     */
00480     public final void appendUnrelatedComponentsGapColumn() {
        appendColumn(FormFactory.UNRELATED_GAP_COLSPEC);
    }
    
    
    // Appending Rows ********************************************************
    
    /**
     * Appends the given row specification to the builder's layout.
     * 
     * @param rowSpec  the row specification object to append
     * 
     * @see #appendRow(String)
     */
00494     public final void appendRow(RowSpec rowSpec) {
        getLayout().appendRow(rowSpec);
    }
    

    /**
     * Appends a row specification to the builder's layout that represents
     * the given string encoding.
     * 
     * @param encodedRowSpec  the row specification to append in encoded form
     * 
     * @see #appendRow(RowSpec)
     */
00507     public final void appendRow(String encodedRowSpec) {
        appendRow(new RowSpec(encodedRowSpec));
    }

    
    /**
     * Appends a glue row.
     * 
     * @see #appendRelatedComponentsGapRow()
     * @see #appendUnrelatedComponentsGapRow()
     * @see #appendParagraphGapRow()
     */
00519     public final void appendGlueRow() {
        appendRow(FormFactory.GLUE_ROWSPEC);
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Appends a row that is the default gap for related components.
     * 
     * @see #appendGlueRow()
     * @see #appendUnrelatedComponentsGapRow()
     * @see #appendParagraphGapRow()
     */
00531     public final void appendRelatedComponentsGapRow() {
        appendRow(FormFactory.RELATED_GAP_ROWSPEC);
    }

    
    /**
     * Appends a row that is the default gap for unrelated components.
     * 
     * @see #appendGlueRow()
     * @see #appendRelatedComponentsGapRow()
     * @see #appendParagraphGapRow()
     */
00543     public final void appendUnrelatedComponentsGapRow() {
        appendRow(FormFactory.UNRELATED_GAP_ROWSPEC);
    }
    

    /**
     * Appends a row that is the default gap for paragraphs.
     * 
     * @since 1.0.3
     * 
     * @see #appendGlueRow()
     * @see #appendRelatedComponentsGapRow()
     * @see #appendUnrelatedComponentsGapRow()
     */
00557     public final void appendParagraphGapRow() {
        appendRow(FormFactory.PARAGRAPH_GAP_ROWSPEC);
    }
    

    // Adding Components ****************************************************

    /**
     * Adds a component to the panel using the given cell constraints.
     * 
     * @param component        the component to add
     * @param cellConstraints  the component's cell constraints
     * @return the added component
     */
00571     public final Component add(Component component, CellConstraints cellConstraints) {
        container.add(component, cellConstraints);   
        return component; 
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Adds a component to the panel using the given encoded cell constraints.
     * 
     * @param component               the component to add
     * @param encodedCellConstraints  the component's encoded cell constraints
     * @return the added component
     */
00584     public final Component add(Component component, String encodedCellConstraints) {
        container.add(component, new CellConstraints(encodedCellConstraints));
        return component;    
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Adds a component to the container using the default cell constraints.
     * Note that when building from left to right, this method won't adjust 
     * the cell constraints if the column span is larger than 1. In this case
     * you should use {@link #add(Component, CellConstraints)} with a cell 
     * constraints object created by {@link #createLeftAdjustedConstraints(int)}. 
     * 
     * @param component the component to add
     * @return the added component
     * 
     * @see #add(Component, CellConstraints)
     * @see #createLeftAdjustedConstraints(int)
     */
00603     public final Component add(Component component) {
        add(component, currentCellConstraints);
        return component;
    }
    
    
    // Misc *****************************************************************
    
    /**
     * Returns the CellConstraints object that is used as a cursor and
     * holds the current column span and row span.
     * 
     * @return the builder's current {@link CellConstraints} object
     */
00617     protected final CellConstraints cellConstraints() {
        return currentCellConstraints;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Returns the index of the leading column.<p>
     * 
     * Subclasses may override this method, for example, if the form
     * has a leading gap column that should not be filled with components.
     * 
     * @return the leading column
     */
00630     protected int getLeadingColumn() {
        return isLeftToRight() ? 1 : getColumnCount();
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Returns the sign (-1 or 1) used to increment the cursor's column 
     * when moving to the next column.
     * 
     * @return -1 for right-to-left, 1 for left-to-right
     */
00641     protected final int getColumnIncrementSign() {
        return isLeftToRight() ? 1 : -1;
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Creates and returns a <code>CellConstraints</code> object at
     * the current cursor position that uses the given column span
     * and is adjusted to the left. Useful when building from right to left. 
     * 
     * @param columnSpan   the column span to be used in the constraints
     * @return CellConstraints adjusted to the left hand side
     */
00654     protected final CellConstraints createLeftAdjustedConstraints(int columnSpan) {
        int firstColumn = isLeftToRight() 
                            ? getColumn() 
                            : getColumn() + 1 - columnSpan;
        return new CellConstraints(firstColumn, getRow(), 
                                    columnSpan, 
                                    cellConstraints().gridHeight);
    }
    
    
}

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