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Checking if two images are identical

Micho Lee

Joined: Oct 21, 2003
Posts: 14
Is there a way to compare images or image objects in java to see if two images are identical?

Thanks a bunch!
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13018
I think you are going to have to extract the images to int[] of pixels in order to compare them. The Image.equals method just inherits from Object.
Jim Yingst

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 18671
Miho, please don't post duplicate questions in different forums. We don't want people replying without reading what others have already said; it wastes time. Followups go here please. Thanks.

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