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Asim Abbasi

Joined: Feb 24, 2004
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How can i set image in background of a Frame
Frank Carver

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
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This isn't really anything to do with servlets, so I've moved it to our Swing/AWT forum, where you should get more useful answers.

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Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

For an AWT frame all you need to do is override the paint( Graphics ) method of the frame to draw your image. You can either hardcode the image somewhere (like the constructor of the frame subclass) or have a pair of setImage()/getImage() methods.

However, Swing presents a better solution... since AWT uses native components, child components in the Frame will cover up the background image. Swing allows most child components to call setOpaque( false ) and allow their parent's background to show through. I have covered the way to do this in Swing here.

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