VBox preferred size will grow if one of its children's preferred sizes grows. It will be down the the parent node of the VBox to react to that and make the VBox bigger if there is space available. The change is not immediate it will happen one pulse later.
Jasper > On Apr 3, 2014, at 7:01 AM, Pedro Duque Vieira <pedro.duquevie...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Hi, > > Are built-in layouts prepared for dynamic changes of their children > position and/or size? > That is, for instance, if in a VBox I change the first child height the > other subsequent children would re-adjust their position. > > My experiments with VBox tell me that this will result in bugs, i.e. it > won't work. > > I think this is important for RIAs. > > Thanks, best regards, > > -- > Pedro Duque Vieira