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Image lost behind buttons

Mike Lipay
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Joined: Sep 11, 2007
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Class has moved onto adding buttons onto the window. Just prior to this we learnt to add an image via JComponent, then we added buttons onto a JPanel; the problem is that when I try to combine the two into a single window (my own desire, not part of the class) I completely lose whatever is added first. How can I add the buttons so that both the button and the graphic are visible (buttons on top of the graphic)?

Rob Camick
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I completely lose whatever is added first


Read the section from the Swing tutorial on Using Layout Managers.

The default layout manager for a frame is the BorderLayout. Where do components get added when you don't specify a constraint? What do you think happens when you try to add two components at the same place?

Either use proper constraints or use a different layout manager.
Maneesh Godbole
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Mike,
As you already know we have a forum dedicated for Swing. This question would have been more suitable there.
I will move it there for you.

http://faq.javaranch.com/java/CarefullyChooseOneForum

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