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Graphics on Applets

James Han

Joined: May 21, 2006
Posts: 2
I made an Applet, and tried to put graphics on it but when I do the code runs but I have to minimize the applet then make it big again to see the image. This is a Java Project im doing but I am really stuck can someone help me?

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Garrett Rowe
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Joined: Jan 17, 2006
Posts: 1296
Try inserting


as the first method call in your paint() method.
[ May 21, 2006: Message edited by: Garrett Rowe ]

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James Han

Joined: May 21, 2006
Posts: 2
super.paint(g); doesnt help
Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 14112

tempG = g;

in your paint method doesn't make any sense. The graphics object is created by AWT when it calls the paint method, and isn't valid anymore outside of the paint method. Later calling paint with tempG in ChangeScreen therefore doesn't do anything useful.

You should never call paint directly. Instead, if you want the component to update its appearance, you should call repaint() instead. That will cause AWT to call your paint method with a valid graphics object.

Moving to the AWT forum, where the experts will correct me...

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