Re: paint program using canvas

Lew <>
Sun, 16 Aug 2009 10:57:14 -0400
Knute Johnson wrote:

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;

public class test extends Canvas {

Class names should start with an upper-case letter.

    public test() {
        setPreferredSize(new Dimension(640,480));

    public void paint(Graphics g2d) {
        Graphics2D g = (Graphics2D)g2d;


        g.setStroke(new BasicStroke(6.0f));

        g.setStroke(new BasicStroke(2.0f));

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        final Frame f = new Frame();

Graphic events should occur only on the EDT.

        f.addWindowListener(new WindowAdapter() {
            public void windowClosing(WindowEvent we) {

        test t = new test();

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