Re: repaint doesn't work

"Daniel Pitts" <daniel.pitts@THRWHITE.remove-dii-this>
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 15:25:23 GMT

Marco wrote:

post an SSCCE* and I
might reconsider.

This is the code. Output must be "writed Wait", then "writed Done", and
I must see "Wait", and then "Done" on Frame. But I see only "Done" and
"writed Done" at end.

  private void work(write w)
    long stop=(new java.util.Date()).getTime()+max*1000;
    while (((new java.util.Date()).getTime()<stop)&&(!w.done)) {}
//wait for paint finished, max 10 sec.
//never exit from loop because of w.done==true!!!!!!
//here I execute method_that_processes_data_employing_some_seconds();

The work threads will take some time, okay, we get the point.

  public window()
    Button b=new Button("Push");
    done a=new done();
      new WindowAdapter()
        public void windowClosing(WindowEvent e)

//inner class

Just to point out, inner classes are common enough that commenting them
is like commenting a method or field. // field.

  class done implements ActionListener
    public void actionPerformed (ActionEvent e)
      write wait=new write(100,100,"Wait");

Ah, here we go. What part of "When you call 'work()', call it from a
new Thread(). " didn't you understand?

// work(wait);
     new Thread() {
         public void run() {
            EventDispatcher.invokeLater(new Runnable() {
                  public void run() {
                      write done=new write(100,100,"Done");


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