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Old 02-20-2011, 12:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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public void paint(Graphics graphics) {
// Sets the BackgroundColor
graphics.setBackgroundColor(Color.ALICEBLUE);

// Clears the entire graphic area to the current background
graphics.clear();
}


"IT SAYS WARNING!: METHOD.....NOT INVOKED"

can someone tell me what that means. thanks
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Old 02-20-2011, 08:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It means that the method was declared in a class but never called in that class.

It's a warning - ignore it. paint() is called by the GUI framework.
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Old 02-20-2011, 10:09 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok. But my background color isn't changing, is there something else I need to be doing?
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Depending of the object you are extending you may also need to override the definition of paintBackground(Graphics graphics)
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think I gave you a sample of this a couple of days ago:

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