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java.awt.Graphics class method to draw the rectangle

 
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Which of the following methods from the java.awt.Graphics class would be used to draw the outline of a rectangle with a single method call?
a) fillRect()
b) drawRect()
c) fillPolygon()
d) drawPolygon()
e) drawLine()
 
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The API provide the answer to that kind of question, but b is the correct answer.
Please use the API as much as you can...
 
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I selected the b option, But mock exam says Its wrong. Why???
 
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From the API


public void drawRect(int x, int y, int width, int height)
Draws the outline of the specified rectangle.


There must something wrong with your mock test I guess... b is the correct answer.
 
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The answer is b) and d)
drawPoligon will also draw rectangle if you'll give an array of ccordanates of rectangle as an argument.
I answered this question I got right.
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Thanks Jamal. I guessed so
 
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Does drawPolygon() still count as a single call though? You have to do a lot of prep-work first, by creating an array, and populating with data, THEN calling drawPolygon() and passing the data. With drawRect() you don't need any other prepatory work, you can make a single call with the data you need in that call.
Or am I splitting hairs here? (being too picky??)
 
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