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why showStatus is effective only in paint method

abhay jain
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why showStatus() is effective only in paint method ( not in start() and init() and why than setBackground() gives effect in all methods ?? )
Ulf Dittmer
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Post the code that makes you believe that that is the case (please make it an SSCCE).


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abhay jain
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import java.applet.*;
import java.awt.*;

/*

<applet
code=Helloj
width=200
height=200 >
</applet>


*/


public class Helloj extends Applet
{

public void start()
{
setBackground(Color.red);

}
public void paint (Graphics e)
{

showStatus("hi all");
e.drawString("hi all",10,10);

}

}



// on putting "showStatus("hi all");" in start() it gives no effect
 
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