Overview

BorderLayout is a layout manager. It allows users arrange and layout the child controls along the borders to the center like .NET framework’s built-in docking support.

Layout manager to dock controls at different sides

NOTE

BorderLayout does not arrange the child components automatically like other layout managers.

Key features

Spacing: Provides an option to customize horizontal and vertical gaps between child controls.

Position: Provides an option to set direction (North, South, East, West, or Center) to child controls.

Size: Provides an option to customize the size of the child controls in BorderLayout.