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Hakan Akkaya

Joined: Nov 21, 2001
Posts: 18
Hi all,

i would like to know how to write an java application in which i can draw some things in special Window. (The same as in JBuilder or Together ).
I mean the EditorPane in which i can draw, select, delete some things .
Which EditorPane do i hvae to use??
Does anyone know how to do this??

Thank you very much
Dave Vick
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Joined: May 10, 2001
Posts: 3244
Moving this to the IDE forum.

Kyle Brown
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Joined: Aug 10, 2001
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I have no idea why this is in the IDE forum -- I'll actually ask Dave to move it back...
Anyway, what you're looking to learn to do is to write or use a direct manipulation framework. One good option is Drawlets from RoleModel.
However, the standard for doing this nowadays is the Java2D standard. The above home page at Sun gives a lot of information, but you might want to do a search on Amazon for books on the subject as well.
If you actually want to draw UML, this paper might be interesting to you.

Kyle Brown, Author of Persistence in the Enterprise and Enterprise Java Programming with IBM Websphere, 2nd Edition
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Thomas Paul
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Moved back to JiG(b).

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