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Drawing on a JPanel fails

Alejandro Barrero
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I am drawing strings on a JPanel after I draw the image of a JPG. The paint component method is

I first draw the image of the JPG and this is working; then I call drawOnGlassPane to draw entered strings. Initially, I was drawing on the glass pane of the parent but since it didn't work I tried the graphics of the JPanel

The line "graphics.drawString(enteredText, xCoordinate, yCoordinate);" is being executed.


Your help will be greatly appreciated,
Alejandro Barrero
Rob Camick
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I doubt it is the problem but you should not be using drawImmediately inside the paintComponent(() method.

Post your SSCCE that demonstrates the problem.
Alejandro Barrero
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Thanks Rob. No that's not the problem. It is a weird problem with Eclipse or MyEclipse, because the code works fine in another workspace or project. I am writing to them. I DON'T KNOW HOW TO SET THIS TO RESOLVED.
Darryl Burke
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Alejandro Barrero wrote:No that's not the problem.

Even if it's not *the* problem, it most certainly is *a* problem.

To repeat what Rob said: You should not be using drawImmediately(...) inside the paintComponent(...) method


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