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Drawing on a photo.

Kaif Ahmed
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Joined: Aug 22, 2005
Posts: 7
Hello everyone, just wondering if anyone could give me a hand with something.

I need to load a JPEG (or any other image file type) so that it displays it in the JFrame, then when the user presses a button, it will draw a few rectangles on top of the image.

Problem is, I'm not quite sure how to do this. I've read up somewhere that Buffered Image may be the key, but I haven't found any decent tutorials

Thanks in advance for the help.

(in case you're wondering, it's for a face detection program, don't be too impressed, I'm using a library that does all of this).
Tom Sullivan
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Joined: Dec 20, 2005
Posts: 72
You might start by looking at the java.awt.image package. If that won't do it for you, the Java Advanced Imaging API may have what you need (there is an on-line tutorial/book for this). You can also look at ImageJ.
 
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