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Simple Background Color

MarkW
MarkW asked
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Last Modified: 2008-03-17
How do i set the background color in this code. I am new to Java as you can see.

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import java.awt.*;
import java.applet.Applet;

public class StopLight extends Applet {
      //setBackground(Color.blue);
      public void paint(Graphics g) {
            g.drawLine(150,100,150,200);
            g.drawLine(151,100,151,200);
            g.drawLine(152,100,152,200);
            g.drawLine(153,100,153,200);
            g.drawLine(154,100,154,200);
            g.drawLine(155,100,155,200);
            g.setColor(Color.black);
            g.fillRect(133,10,40,97);
            g.setColor(Color.red);
            g.fillOval(140,15,25,25);
            g.setColor(Color.yellow);
            g.fillOval(140,45,25,25);
            g.setColor(Color.green);
            g.fillOval(140,75,25,25);

      }
}
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When I refreshed I saw you had the right method but commented out...
Why? And why was it outside the paint method? If you have an init method, that may be the best place to put the setBackground.

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Got it...so close!
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