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Gif doesn't showup in JApplet

andrewma
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I have a JApplet which will bring up another JFrame with some gif pictures.  Since the JApplet contains the "public static void main", it calls up the JFrame and the gif load up without any problem.  However, once we put it up onto a web server.  It returns some kind messages like "the gif is not permitted to load up".  I have set the codebase=./ .  However it still doesn't work.  Can anybody tell me how to solve this ?
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How are you loading the image? In the application you are probably getting it from a local file using that file name. In case of an applet you have to use Toolkit.getImage(URL myUrl) method. To construct a URL use Applet.getDocumentBase() method which returns the URL of the HTML file containing the APPLET tag. You should be able to build a URL of the image based on that.

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Thanks for your reponse.  I need a futher clarification on the ToolKit part.  Since ToolKit is abstract, how can you instantiate it to invoke the getImage method ?

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Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit() returns the default toolkit for the current platform.

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So where do you store it ?  You cannot define a Toolkit tool = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit () to store it, because it is abstract.
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