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generate text image on the fly


Joined: Mar 05, 2004
Posts: 3
hi all,
i would like to create some text images on the fly for my jsp pages. this is sort of what yahoo does doing sign-up. i tried my own desing. but donno any tools ( free/pay ) are available in the market. It would be helpful for me to concentrate on my core concpet.
hope this will get some clues.
ps : btw, please don't ask me to use google... tried as much as possible.
Brian Pipa
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Joined: Sep 29, 2003
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I looked into this briefly a while back and found no implementations of this in Java. If anyone does know a Java implementation of this, please let us know. I thought about writing this myself - seems like it would be a fun project.

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"matrix rev",
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Jeroen Wenting
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You may be pleasantly surprised that just today there's an article about just that on (see for a direct URL).
It uses bar graphs as an example but I'm sure you could adept it.

Nathaniel Stoddard
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Joined: May 29, 2003
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There was a question on this a while ago (maybe in the Swing forum), to which I responded with sample code for doing exactly that. If you use the "search" link you'll be able to find it. Use my member number to narrow the search and you'll find it in no time.

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