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How to get "Graphics2D" object from a component?

Posted on 2001-06-20
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 As you know, the "getGraphics()" method of a component
returns a "Graphics" object, but in many cases we need to
pass a "Graphics2D" object for "UI" processes.What is the
solution to this?
  I would be very gratefull if you send me a reply.
Thanks in Advance.
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Question by:Mohamadi
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by:venkat2000120699
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Just use type casting;

Graphics g = comp.getGraphics();
Graphics2D g2d = (Graphics2D) g;

This will work...
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raga earned 200 total points
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get the graphics objects(say graphics).
cast it to graphics2D objects, i.e.,
Graphics2D graphics2d = (Graphics2D) graphics;
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by:venkat2000120699
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Hi raga,

How come your answer is different than that of mine?
Please look at the posted comments, before proposing an answer.... :-)  Hope u will not repeat it again....
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by:Mohamadi
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Tank you for your kindness.
When I cast the object the "getFontRenderContex()" method
returns "null" value.
Is it because of casting?
Thanks in advance.
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