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setting the background of a particular cell in JTable

Hi all,
Actually I am using JTable. I want to show some alarm information through a JTable object. I want to set the background of individual cells corresponding to the alarm severity. Some information will also be stored on the foreground. That's why I want to set the background color of the individual cells .
Thanks in adv.
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Pls search in the following url as it contains some examples for setting the background and foreground of individual cells:

// Look hear an example that can set
// foreground color of a cell in red
// depending of YOUR_CONDITION
// in the same way you can change the background color

public class MyTableCellRenderer extends DefaultTableCellRenderer
      public Component getTableCellRendererComponent( JTable table,
                                               Object value,
                                               boolean isSelected,
                                               boolean hasFocus,
                                               int row,
                                               int column)      
            JLabel normal = new JLabel( );
            JLabel extra = new JLabel( );
            extra.setForeground( Color.red );
            extra.setText( (String)value );
            normal.setText( (String)value );
            if ( YOUR_CONDITION )
                  return extra;
                  return normal;
The code set the foreground color into the cell!!! How it's possible to set the background? Using JLabel as rendering component it's not possible!!!!
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