JavaFX how to get menubar to fit to parent in width only?


I am using Scene Builder to create my GUI and my menu bar isn't resizing to the parent. How do i get it to do this?

When I try Modify -> Fit to Parent, the menu bar takes up the whole root pane, and obviously this isn't what i want. Here is an image of what i am talking about:

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As you can see, the menu bar doesn't fully extend to the end of the window.

10/13/2013 2:58:16 AM

Accepted Answer

I had to set the anchor pane constraints in the menu bar. I had to make the left and right margins zero:

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10/13/2013 3:12:23 AM

You need to bind the preferred width property of your menu bar to the width of your stage or some other container node. It works when you dynamically resize too.


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