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Paint not being called

Joel McNary

Joined: Aug 20, 2001
Posts: 1824

I've got a custom component that I'm trying to draw on the screen. However, my paint()/painComponent() method is not being called. My component inherits from JPanel and overrides paintComponent(Graphics g) (although it has also overridden paint(Graphics g) at various points in its history as I've tried to make this thing work.)
I place this JPanel in another JPanel and that in a JFrame and show the JFrame and .... nothing
below is my current draft code, along with a lot of stuff commented out that I've tried and it hasn't worked. Any suggestions?

[ March 16, 2004: Message edited by: Joel McNary ]

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Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

Where's the code for the component that overrides paint() and paintComponent()?

If you override paint() and don't call super.paint() inside it, then paintComponent() will never get called.

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