JButton getColor?


I want to write some code that will change the color of a button with a mouseEntered.  I can change the color ok but I want it to return to it's original color on the mouseExited event.

I thought I could create a new variable using

Color orig;

orig = b1.getColor     (b1 being the name of one of my button variables)

Unfortunately this doesn't work. How can I save the original color of the button so I can revert back to it on mouseExited?

tia Flo
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Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
> Color orig;

that should work, just make sure orig is a member var

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flo_the_lil_minxAuthor Commented:
I'm sorry, I don't understand?
Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
orig needs to be a member var (and not a local var)
flo_the_lil_minxAuthor Commented:
I got it

I should've used

orig = b1.getBackground();

instead of

orig = b1.getColor();

Thanks for your help
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