Google Web Toolkit

Preferences - Google > Web Toolkit > Designer > Absolute Layout

This page is used to control various Google > Web Toolkit > Designer > Absolute Layout options.

Use 'Free' component placement style

This preference determines whether free mode is used for aligning widgets. Free mode uses widget snapping similar to that used for GroupLayout.

Component Gaps

This preference determines what default gaps are used between components in free mode.  

Container Gaps

This preference determines what default gaps are used between components and their containers in free mode.  

Apply 'grid' creation flow

This preference determines whether the creation order of the widgets will be adjusted to reflect their positions in a left-to-right, top-to-bottom grid flow. This will affect the default tab order.

Use Grid Snapping

This preference determines whether grid mode is used for aligning widgets. Grid mode uses a user customizable snapping grid.

Grid Step

This preference determines the grid step used in grid mode.

Display Grid

This preference determines whether the grid is displayed in grid mode.

Display location/size hints

This preference determines whether location and size hints are shown when moving or sizing widgets.

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