PictureBox in Java

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Is there something like a JPictureBox in java, in which we can display a bitmap or jpeg image??
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any container can display a picture... just call paintPicture method of Graphics object
mte01Author Commented:
you mean something like this:

JPanel jp = new JPanel();
mte01Author Commented:
Is my above code correct according to what you said bobbit31 ??
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You can load the image/picture as an "Icon" and display it in a label.


Icon icon = new ImageIcon(new URL("http://www.google.de/intl/de_de/images/logo.gif"));
JLabel label = new JLabel(icon);

Notice that an Icon can be of any size.

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actually, i meant overload the paint() method of the container:

public void paint(Graphics g) {
  g.drawImage(img, x, y, null);

where img is an instance of Image class
mte01Author Commented:
OK....that's what I needed...thanks!
mte01Author Commented:
udo_borkowski's mthod is much easier....
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