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Moving objects

Posted on 2007-03-27
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How would I code to move a circle,triangle internal to my GUI, all by itself?

Also, how would I code a key on the keyboard to make that object move?
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http://kawigi.yajags.com/animation/ has some source code with some good examples.
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basically, you create a shape and using a timer, move the shape when the time is right. As for the keyboard, add a listener to perform whatever action you wish when you press the key
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If you want to move the object upon key press you will need to do that in the keyPress event - you'll need a KeyListener for that. I guess the timer is not needed in that case, if you want to do it only on key-press but not on regular intervals - you will get some sample code here:

http://forum.java.sun.com/thread.jspa?threadID=5146827&messageID=9546374

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