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How to paint a string in red color

 
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Hi all,
Is there any way to print a String in Red or any other color.
Is it possible in java??

Sujai.
 
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Yes! Of course! It is posible!
Soon someone will help you with your problem.
 
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You would use the setForeground() method of the Component you are painting on. Probably called inside the paintComponent() method.

That sort of thing is usually discussed on the Swing forum, so I shall move you there.
 
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Campbell, while your solution to the question was how to do this in Swing I'm not sure the original poster meant "in a swing app". Maybe they were just using the word paint loosely?
 
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Mine was a simple solution as my text were inside an output text.
But is it possible to print in red on console??
 
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Maybe this will help
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSI_escape_code
 
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Maybe you are right, Maneesh, that I misunderstood the question. Anyway, we seem to have to correct answers.
 
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Even I was thinking from the GUI point of view initially. Later on the OP mentioned console.
 
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You did well to pick up what the original poster meant, Maneesh.

There has been discussion, in a few threads, about the console escape sequences here before; if you search you will probably find useful information.
 
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