Transparent Image in JTextArea - JAVA

Posted on 2007-08-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have a regular GUI with a JTextArea, its designed quite nicely but the whole whitespace in the textarea is freaking annoying.  I would like to add a transparent image...JPG or JPEG  file in there... how would i be able to do that? any idea?..

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    you're the best man, thanks a lot AGAIN!
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