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Transparent Swing components?

cardwell cupp
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Joined: Aug 16, 2001
Posts: 66
Hello all, and thanks in advanced.
I was wondering if there was a way to have a picture be the background so that when other components were laid on top, you could still see the back ground through it. Is that possible?
Thanks for any ideas
Cardwell
john mattucci
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Joined: Nov 03, 2000
Posts: 331
yes simply add your image to a JLabel and make the label the size of your Jframe. And make sure to add the label first.
eg
getContentPane().add( JLabel);
" . " (all other components);
I hope that is clear
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cardwell cupp
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Joined: Aug 16, 2001
Posts: 66
Thanks! I will give it a wirl!
Cardwell Cupp
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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