Problem whith Canvas and mouse events

When i add this Canvas to a JFrame it will not fire the mouse events...
Any sugestions?

public class Area  extends Canvas implements MouseListener
{  
   
  /**Constructor
   */
  public Area()
  {
    super();    
    this.setBackground( new Color(128, 255,0, 0));
    this.repaint();  
    addMouseListener(this);
  }
 //-------------------Event handlers--------
  public void mouseClicked(MouseEvent e)
  {
    System.out.println("test");
  }  
  public void mouseEntered(MouseEvent e){}
  public void mouseExited(MouseEvent e){}
  public void mousePressed(MouseEvent e)
  {
    System.out.println("test2");
  }
  public void mouseReleased(MouseEvent e){}
}
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TimYatesCommented:
I'd subclass JPanel, override the paintComponent() method and add that (instead of using canvas) :-)

ALSO!  Make sure you are adding it to the frame's contentPane

DONT DO:

  frame.add( myComponent ) ;

DO DO:

  frame.getContentPane().add( myComponent ) ;

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Hee hee...I said do-do >_<
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Peter KwanAnalyst ProgrammerCommented:
Can u show the code that adds the "Area" canvas?
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CEHJCommented:
Have you sized Area?
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