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Punya Pratap Singh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 23, 2010
Posts: 81
import java.applet.Applet;
import java.awt.Graphics;

public class Test extends Applet {

StringBuffer buffer;

public void init() {
buffer = new StringBuffer();
addItem("initializing... ");

public void start() {
addItem("starting... ");

public void stop() {
addItem("stopping... ");

public void destroy() {
addItem("preparing for unloading...");

private void addItem(String newWord) {

public void paint(Graphics g) {

g.drawRect(0, 0,
getWidth() - 1,
getHeight() - 1);

g.drawString(buffer.toString(), 5, 15);

when I run this applet (Run-as java Applet) from eclipse nothing Appears Why? please Expalin .
Steve Luke

Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 4181

Hi Punya,

This thread doesn't really belong in the Threads forum, I don't think. I am moving it to the more appropriate Applet forum.

Also, as I noted in your last thread - please use Code tags to make the code more readable. You can edit your post by pressing the Edit button in the top right corner of the post, and then add the code tags by selecting the code and pressing the Code button at the top of the editor. You can also manually enter the code tags by putting [code] at the start of the code and [\code] at the end.

Punya Pratap Singh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 23, 2010
Posts: 81
Thanks for your suggestion Steve,I will take care of It for my further Posts ..
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19856

Punya Pratap Singh wrote:Thanks for your suggestion Steve,I will take care of It for my further Posts ..

Why not take care of it for this post? Leaving the code unformatted after Steve's suggestion just implies you don't think it is important.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
author and iconoclast

Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24195

Looking at your code, it should work fine (as far as it goes.) I don't know about this "Run as applet" option in Eclipse, though -- how does it know the dimensions to use for the applet? Perhaps it's too small, so you're not seeing anything?

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