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editing images then saving

Thomas Franchetti

Joined: Jul 10, 2001
Posts: 5
I created an applet that uploads an image, I then edit it by drawing squares on it, and I want to save the new image back to a database, how would I go about doing this without using FileSaver()
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
Loading an image and drawing on top of it is NOT the same as editing the image. In order to do that you need to read in the image file in gif or jpeg format and manipulate the pixel representations and use some I/O to write it back out. Not a trivial task.

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Ajith Kallambella

Joined: Mar 17, 2000
Posts: 5782
Please continue the discussion under this thread in Java in General( Intermediate ) forum. I am closing this duplicate thread.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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