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repaint problem

alun groome

Joined: Jan 21, 2005
Posts: 21

Is there anyway of forcing a panel to repaint straight away? I have 2 panels. When somethign happens on one pannel, I want the other pannel to display the changes.

thanks in advance
Gregg Bolinger
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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You can call the repaint() method although it's really just a suggestion. The Event Dispatch Thread handles all that stuff automagically. Calling repaint generally does the trick though.

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