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can i show ImageIcon within JTextArea ?

sarim raza
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Joined: Nov 02, 2000
Posts: 232
I have a JTextArea that displays textual results
sometimes i want to display an image (jpg etc)
in that place. Can i attach the image to the
JTextArea or do i need to get rid of it first and
just attach it to the JPanel ?
thanks
Chantal Ackermann
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Joined: Sep 28, 2000
Posts: 508
I don't think you can display an image inside a text area. either you use jtextpane, or jeditorpane, or you do as you suggested: get rid of the text area and use - not a jpanel, but a jlabel (and set the image as its (Image)Icon). if the jpgs are of limited number you could use a card layout. it is fast and you won't have to bother with any repainting logic which sometimes can be quite annoying.
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