Whats is the Dimension Class used for?
Scott Stanchfield The Dimension class is a representation of the size of an AWT or Swing component.
It's returned from several methods, such as
comp.getSize(); comp.getPreferredSize(); comp.getMaximumSize(); comp.getMinimumSize();
For some details on when and why this is used, see Effective Layout Management at http://developer.java.sun.com/developer/onlineTraining/GUI/AWTLayoutMgr/index.html.