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setting background image in applet

Alex Kravets
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Joined: Jan 24, 2001
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How do I set background image for an applet, where I use GridBagLayout to position my components? Can I set a background for a JPanel, and then in turn add components to that JPanel using GridBagLayout?

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Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

Yes... but you'll have to make a special JPanel that will paint the image in the background... and make sure that any JPanels you add to it have setOpaque( false ) set on them so the Image shows through... and make sure to use the Java 2 Plugin to use Swing in your applets!

Here's some code to illustrate an implementation of the JPanel with the background image...


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