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Reseting an applet

 
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How can I reset the applet by having a keypress such as "R" for reset? I made a game and when its over, I'd like the player to push "r" to simply reset it if they wish.
 
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Well, using a KeyListener. Implement a KeyListener, add it to the Applet, and in the implementation, do your resetting or whatever.
 
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whats the command for reset?
 
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There is no API call to put the applet back to its pristine state. You'll have to implement that.
 
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I don't understand how to implement it. Can somebody give me a short example?
 
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Basically, write a method that reassigns all the variables back to what they were when the Applet was first initialized.

(I say "basically" because if the variables reference objects that change state, then those objects might need to be "reset" as well. And so on.)
[ May 18, 2006: Message edited by: marc weber ]
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