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painting problems

Tian Zhang

Joined: Mar 23, 2005
Posts: 26
hi there!

just a quick question, i have two classes as follows:

and the later on else where in a different class i have

unfortunatly the instance of display does not show the two rectangles... could you tell me where i'm going wrong?

Rusty Shackleford
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Joined: Jan 03, 2006
Posts: 490
I am not too knowlegable in GUI stuff, but don't you want setVisible(true); ?

It is painting it, but is the frame is not visible. Hope that helps.

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rob armstrong
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Joined: Jul 25, 2005
Posts: 77
extends JFrame?
Ken Blair
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Joined: Jul 15, 2003
Posts: 1078
As Rusty mentioned you need to make the Frame visible using setVisible(true) not false. Your code won't work though, it's going to paint the rectangles once. As soon as the frame repaints the rectangles will be gone. You need to move your rectangle painting code to paint() method of the frame or to a widget which you add to the frame.
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