How to Debug¶
Highlighting the Bounds of the Widgets¶
When designing a UI, it can be pretty convenient to highlight the bounds of each widget. Here are some cases where it helps:
- Verify if the layout fits the expected design.
- Set the outlines (margin, padding, border).
- Check the alignment of the widget content inside its bounds.
ej.mwt.debug.bounds.enabled constant to
true will add a rectangle overlay over each widget and container.
For more information about constants, see the Constants section.
By default, the rectangles around the widgets are magenta.
But their color can be adjusted by modifying the
Here is an example of a
xxx.constants.list file with the result in an application: