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30 Contains all of the classes for creating user
31 interfaces and for painting graphics and images. A user interface object such as a button or a
32 scrollbar is called, in AWT terminology, a component. The Component class is the root of all
33 AWT components. See Component for a detailed description of properties that all AWT
34 components share.
35 <p>
36 Some components fire events when a user interacts with the components. The AWTEvent
37 class and its subclasses are used to represent the events that AWT components can fire. See
38 AWTEvent for a description of the AWT event model.
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40 A container is a component that can contain components and other containers. A con
41 tainer can also have a layout manager that controls the visual placement of components in the
42 container. The AWT package contains several layout manager classes and an interface for
43 building your own layout manager. See Container and LayoutManager for more information.
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45 Each {@code Component} object is limited in its maximum size and
46 its location because the values are stored as an integer.
47 Also, a platform may further restrict maximum size and location
48 coordinates. The exact maximum values are dependent on the platform.
49 There is no way to change these maximum values, either in Java
50 code or in native code.
51 These limitations also impose restrictions on component layout.
52 If the bounds of a Component object exceed a platform limit,
53 there is no way to properly arrange them within a Container object.
54 The object's bounds are defined by any object's coordinate
55 in combination with its size on a respective axis.
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58 <h2>Additional Specification</h2>
59 <ul>
60 <li><a href="doc-files/FocusSpec.html">The AWT Focus Subsystem</a>
61 <li><a href="doc-files/Modality.html">The AWT Modality</a>
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