paintComponent : Java Glossary


not to be confused with Container.paintComponents. In Swing, you override the paintComponent method of your JComponent, usually a JPanel, rather than the paint method of a Canvas as you do in AWT (Advanced Windowing Toolkit). Here is some sample code to make a simple drawing, and save it as a *.png image file.

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Oracle’s Javadoc on paint package : available:

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