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How to draw thick line? Is there any method to increase the
thickness of the line...In drawline() method there is no parameter as such to increase the thickness..Please give me
a sample program if there is any..
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You could use fillRect:

 public abstract void fillRect(int x,
                               int y,
                               int width,
                               int height)

    Fills the specified rectangle. The left and right edges of the rectangle are at x and x + width - 1. The top and
    bottom edges are at y and y + height - 1. The resulting rectangle covers an area width pixels wide by height
    pixels tall. The rectangle is filled using the graphics context's current color.

    Parameters:
        x - the x coordinate of the rectangle to be filled.
        y - the y coordinate of the rectangle to be filled.
        width - the width of the rectangle to be filled.
        height - the height of the rectangle to be filled.

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Oops! Hit the button to soon.

I was going to add that the above only works for vertical, and horizontal lines (obviously). For lines at some other angle, the only thing I can think of is to draw several lines next to each other.

Otherwise you could write your own thickLine class - there are any number of ways to do this.
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