uk.ac.starlink.topcat.plot2
Class FloatManager

java.lang.Object
  extended by uk.ac.starlink.topcat.plot2.FloatManager

public abstract class FloatManager
extends Object

Manages components which may either be contained in the same window, or one of which may be floated out into a separate dialogue.

Since:
25 Mar 2013
Author:
Mark Taylor

Constructor Summary
protected FloatManager(JComponent container, JComponent fixedPanel, JComponent floatablePanel)
          Constructor.
 
Method Summary
protected  void configureContainer(boolean floating)
          Configures the container panel for floating or non-floating status.
static FloatManager createFloatManager(JComponent container, JComponent fixedPanel, JComponent floatablePanel)
          Returns an instance of this class.
protected  JComponent getFloatablePanel()
          Returns the floatable panel.
abstract  ToggleButtonModel getFloatToggle()
          Returns a toggle button model which can be used to control float status.
abstract  void init()
          Called to initialise this manager when the components are populated.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

FloatManager

protected FloatManager(JComponent container,
                       JComponent fixedPanel,
                       JComponent floatablePanel)
Constructor.

Parameters:
container - containing panel which contains one or both of the others
fixedPanel - component which is always inside container
floatablePanel - component which may be inside container or may be floated out of it
Method Detail

getFloatToggle

public abstract ToggleButtonModel getFloatToggle()
Returns a toggle button model which can be used to control float status. If this manager implementation is not controlled by a toggler, the return value may be null.

Returns:
float toggler, or null

init

public abstract void init()
Called to initialise this manager when the components are populated.


getFloatablePanel

protected JComponent getFloatablePanel()
Returns the floatable panel.

Returns:
floatable panel

configureContainer

protected void configureContainer(boolean floating)
Configures the container panel for floating or non-floating status. The floating panel itself is not affected.

Parameters:
floating - true for floating, false for not

createFloatManager

public static FloatManager createFloatManager(JComponent container,
                                              JComponent fixedPanel,
                                              JComponent floatablePanel)
Returns an instance of this class.

Parameters:
container - containing panel which contains one or both of the others
fixedPanel - component which is always inside container
floatablePanel - component which may be inside container or may be floated out of it
Returns:
new float manager


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