net.rim.device.api.ui.container
Class VerticalFieldManager

java.lang.Object
  extended by net.rim.device.api.ui.Field
      extended by net.rim.device.api.ui.Manager
          extended by net.rim.device.api.ui.container.VerticalFieldManager
Direct Known Subclasses:
PhoneScreenVerticalManager, BrowserContentManager, AutoCompleteField

public class VerticalFieldManager
extends Manager

A manager that lays out fields in a single, vertical column.

Behaviour
A vertical field manager lays out fields top to bottom in a single column. You can build this manager with Manager.HORIZONTAL_SCROLL to accommodate fields wider than the manager's visible frame; you can build this manager with Manager.VERTICAL_SCROLL to accommodate collections of fields taller than the manager's visible frame.


Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class net.rim.device.api.ui.Manager
BOTTOMMOST, DOWNWARD, HORIZONTAL_SCROLL, HORIZONTAL_SCROLLBAR, HORIZONTAL_SCROLLBAR_MASK, HORIZONTAL_SCROLL_MASK, LEAVE_BLANK_SPACE, LEFTMOST, LEFTWARD, NO_HORIZONTAL_SCROLL, NO_HORIZONTAL_SCROLLBAR, NO_SCROLL_RESET, NO_VERTICAL_SCROLL, NO_VERTICAL_SCROLLBAR, QUANTA_FONT, RIGHTMOST, RIGHTWARD, TOPMOST, UPWARD, VERTICAL_SCROLL, VERTICAL_SCROLLBAR, VERTICAL_SCROLLBAR_MASK, VERTICAL_SCROLL_MASK
 
Fields inherited from class net.rim.device.api.ui.Field
ACTION_INVOKE, AXIS_HORIZONTAL, AXIS_SEQUENTIAL, AXIS_VERTICAL, EDITABLE, EDITABLE_MASK, FIELD_BOTTOM, FIELD_HALIGN_MASK, FIELD_HCENTER, FIELD_LEADING, FIELD_LEFT, FIELD_RIGHT, FIELD_TOP, FIELD_TRAILING, FIELD_VALIGN_MASK, FIELD_VCENTER, FOCUSABLE, FOCUSABLE_MASK, HIGHLIGHT_FOCUS, HIGHLIGHT_SELECT, NON_FOCUSABLE, NON_SPELLCHECKABLE, READONLY, SPELLCHECKABLE, SPELLCHECKABLE_MASK, STATUS_MOVE_FOCUS_HORIZONTALLY, STATUS_MOVE_FOCUS_VERTICALLY, USE_ALL_HEIGHT, USE_ALL_WIDTH, VISUAL_STATE_ACTIVE, VISUAL_STATE_DISABLED, VISUAL_STATE_DISABLED_FOCUS, VISUAL_STATE_FOCUS, VISUAL_STATE_NORMAL
 
Constructor Summary
VerticalFieldManager()
          Constructs a new vertical field manager.
VerticalFieldManager(long style)
          Constructs a new vertical field manager with provided style.
 
Method Summary
 int getFieldAtLocation(int x, int y)
          Retrieves field under a particular point.
 int getPreferredHeight()
          Retrieves the manager's preferred height (in pixels).
 int getPreferredWidth()
          Retrieves the manager's preferred width (in pixels).
protected  void sublayout(int maxWidth, int maxHeight)
          Lays out this manager's controlled fields.
protected  void subpaint(Graphics graphics)
          Redraws this manager's controlled fields.
 
Methods inherited from class net.rim.device.api.ui.Manager
add, addAll, delete, deleteAll, deleteRange, getAccessibleContext, getField, getFieldCount, getFieldWithFocus, getFieldWithFocusIndex, getFocusRect, getHorizontalScroll, getLeafFieldWithFocus, getPreferredHeightOfChild, getPreferredWidthOfChild, getVerticalScroll, getVirtualHeight, getVirtualWidth, getVisibleHeight, getVisibleWidth, insert, invalidate, invalidate, invalidateFieldRange, invokeAction, isDataValid, isDirty, isDownArrowShown, isFocusable, isMuddy, isSelecting, isUpArrowShown, isValidLayout, keyChar, keyControl, keyDown, keyRepeat, keyStatus, keyUp, layout, layoutChild, makeMenu, moveFocus, moveFocus, navigationClick, navigationMovement, navigationUnclick, nextFocus, nextFocus, onFocus, onUndisplay, onUnfocus, paint, paintChild, replace, setDirty, setFocus, setHorizontalQuantization, setHorizontalScroll, setHorizontalScroll, setPositionChild, setScrollListener, setScrollingInertial, setVerticalQuantization, setVerticalScroll, setVirtualExtent, touchEvent, trackwheelClick, trackwheelUnclick
 
Methods inherited from class net.rim.device.api.ui.Field
drawFocus, drawHighlightRegion, fieldChangeNotify, focusAdd, focusRemove, getBackground, getBackground, getBorder, getBorder, getBorder, getChangeListener, getContentHeight, getContentLeft, getContentRect, getContentRect, getContentTop, getContentWidth, getContextMenu, getCookie, getExtent, getExtent, getFieldStyle, getFocusListener, getFont, getHeight, getIndex, getLeft, getManager, getOriginal, getScreen, getStyle, getTop, getVisualState, getWidth, invalidateAll, isEditable, isFocus, isPasteable, isSelectable, isSelectionCopyable, isSelectionCutable, isSelectionDeleteable, isSpellCheckable, isStyle, isVisible, makeContextMenu, onDisplay, onExposed, onMenuDismissed, onMenuDismissed, onObscured, onVisibilityChange, paste, select, selectionCopy, selectionCut, selectionDelete, setBackground, setBackground, setBorder, setBorder, setBorder, setBorder, setChangeListener, setCookie, setEditable, setExtent, setFocus, setFocusListener, setFont, setMuddy, setNonSpellCheckable, setPosition, setVisualState, updateLayout
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 



Constructor Detail

VerticalFieldManager

public VerticalFieldManager()
Constructs a new vertical field manager.


VerticalFieldManager

public VerticalFieldManager(long style)
Constructs a new vertical field manager with provided style.

Parameters:
style - Styles(s) for this manager (can be Manager.VERTICAL_SCROLL and/or Manager.HORIZONTAL_SCROLL).


Method Detail

getPreferredHeight

public int getPreferredHeight()
Retrieves the manager's preferred height (in pixels).

This method returns the height (in pixels) required to lay out the managerís contents. It includes the preferred heights for the controlled fields, as well as spacing between these fields. Spacing between neighboring fields is defined by the largest of each fieldís margins.

Overrides:
getPreferredHeight in class Field
Returns:
Vertical space preferred by the manager.

getPreferredWidth

public int getPreferredWidth()
Retrieves the manager's preferred width (in pixels).

This method returns the width (in pixels) required to lay out the managerís contents. The contents width is defined by the widest of controlled fields and its margins.

Overrides:
getPreferredWidth in class Field
Returns:
Horizontal space preferred by the manager.

sublayout

protected void sublayout(int maxWidth,
                         int maxHeight)
Lays out this manager's controlled fields.

The framework invokes this method to direct this manager to lay out its controlled fields.

Specified by:
sublayout in class Manager
Parameters:
maxWidth - Width available for layout.
maxHeight - Height available for layout.

subpaint

protected void subpaint(Graphics graphics)
Redraws this manager's controlled fields.

The framework invokes this method to direct this manager to repaint its controlled fields. This method examines the clipping rectangle contained in the graphics context parameter to determine which controlled fields are in the invalid region (require repainting), in order to prevent unnecessary redraws.

Overrides:
subpaint in class Manager
Parameters:
graphics - Graphics context used for the redraw operation.

getFieldAtLocation

public int getFieldAtLocation(int x,
                              int y)
Retrieves field under a particular point.

Given a point in coordinates to this manager's extent, this method returns the index of the controlled field under that point.

If no field exists under the point you specify, this method returns -1.

If you provide a coordinate outside this manager's extent, this method uses values along the edges of the extent as required.

This method performs a binary search.

Overrides:
getFieldAtLocation in class Manager
Parameters:
x - Distance from left edge of this manager's extent.
y - Distance from top edge of this manager's extent.
Returns:
Index of the field under your point, or -1 if no field under your point.





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