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Question about gif image and AWT (Threads)

Henrik Engert
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Joined: Apr 26, 2005
Posts: 70

I want to be able to show a gif image that spins (like a progress). I am able to show the gif image and it is working like it should, but as soon as I do some heavy computing the gif animation stops.

I have tried to somehow put the gif image in a seperate thread but it still does not work.

How would you go about fixing this issue?


Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
put the "heavy computing" in a separate thread
Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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Joined: Aug 26, 2006
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If you are using so much processing that a 5K gif image won't spin, then the solution is probably solved easier with a dual-core processor than Java threading.

-Cameron McKenzie
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