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Each page of a wizard consists of four parts--a title bar and three panes, as described in Fundamentals of Wizards. Designing a page is a matter of designing each of its parts--choosing the right user interface elements for the page and then spacing them correctly.
Figure 75 shows the conventions for spacing and aligning the elements of wizard pages. Measurements in the figure are in pixels.Figure 75 Spacing Conventions for Wizard Pages
Spacing conventions are the same for all types of pages. (For a description of page types, see Types of Wizard Pages.) Wizard pages should also conform to the general conventions for spacing and alignment described in Chapter 4 of Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines , 2d ed.
When designing wizard pages, follow the spacing conventions in Figure 75.
In wizard pages, follow the spacing guidelines for dialog boxes, as specified in Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines , 2d ed., except when those guidelines are superseded by a more specific guideline for wizard pages.
In wizards, ensure that the left pane occupies one-fourth to one-third of the wizard's total width.
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