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Sasha Barazandeh

Joined: May 01, 2007
Posts: 3
Can anyone please tell me how/where I can download the java.awt.Color source code - the actual java code?
Jim Yingst

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 18671
You probably already have it. Look in the folder where you've installed your JDK - for example, C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_11. One of the files should be called either or src.jar. Either way, you can copy this file to another directory, then unzip it, or unjar it using

java -xvf src.jar .

Once it's unzipped/unjarred - there are all the JDK library source files, right there. Well, not really all of them, because they exclude native methods and some packages like the com.sun.* stuff. But most classes of interest are there, including java.awt.Color. Enjoy.

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Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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. . . and welcome to the Ranch.
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