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How do I make an ellipse??? I have mange to do the circle code.
Anyone could show me?

Ellips
Area = p * a * b
import java.awt.geom.*;

/**
 * A circle that can be manipulated and that draws itself on a canvas.
 * 
 *
 */

public class Circle extends Shape
{
    private int diameter;
    
    /**
     * Create a new circle at default position with default color.
     */
    public Circle()
    {
        super(20, 60, "blue", false);
        diameter = 30;
    }
    

    /**
     * Change the size to the new size (in pixels). Size must be >= 0.
     */
    public void changeSize(int newDiameter)
    {
        erase();
        diameter = newDiameter;
        draw();
    }

    /**
     * Draw the circle with current specifications on screen.
     */
    protected void draw()
    {
        if(isVisible) {
            Canvas canvas = Canvas.getCanvas();
            canvas.draw(this, color, new Ellipse2D.Double(xPosition, yPosition, 
                                                          diameter, diameter));
            canvas.wait(10);
        }
    }

     /**
     * Get the area value of the circle.
     */
    public double getArea()
    {
        return Math.PI * diameter * diameter;
    }
        
}

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by:jppinto
ID: 34162708

import java.awt.BasicStroke;
import java.awt.Color;
import java.awt.Dimension;
import java.awt.Font;
import java.awt.FontMetrics;
import java.awt.GradientPaint;
import java.awt.Graphics;
import java.awt.Graphics2D;
import java.awt.RenderingHints;
import java.awt.event.WindowAdapter;
import java.awt.event.WindowEvent;
import java.awt.geom.Arc2D;
import java.awt.geom.Ellipse2D;
import java.awt.geom.GeneralPath;
import java.awt.geom.Line2D;
import java.awt.geom.Rectangle2D;
import java.awt.geom.RoundRectangle2D;

import javax.swing.JApplet;
import javax.swing.JFrame;

public class EllipseDemo2D extends JApplet {
  final static BasicStroke stroke = new BasicStroke(2.0f);  
  public void init() {
    setBackground(Color.white);
    setForeground(Color.white);
  }


  public void paint(Graphics g) {
    Graphics2D g2 = (Graphics2D) g;
    g2.setRenderingHint(RenderingHints.KEY_ANTIALIASING,
        RenderingHints.VALUE_ANTIALIAS_ON);

    g2.setPaint(Color.gray);
    int x = 5;
    int y = 7;

    g2.setStroke(stroke);
    g2.draw(new Ellipse2D.Double(x, y, 200, 200));
    g2.drawString("Ellipse2D", x, 250);

  }

  public static void main(String s[]) {
    JFrame f = new JFrame("");
    f.addWindowListener(new WindowAdapter() {
      public void windowClosing(WindowEvent e) {
        System.exit(0);
      }
    });
    JApplet applet = new EllipseDemo2D();
    f.getContentPane().add("Center", applet);
    applet.init();
    f.pack();
    f.setSize(new Dimension(300, 300));
    f.show();
  }
}

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by:Mickeys
ID: 34162728
Ehhh??? I need to use it from my code. I could have found copy paste on internet myself.
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by:Valeri
ID: 34162841
in this line
canvas.draw(this, color, new Ellipse2D.Double(xPosition, yPosition,
                                                          diameter, diameter));

change to
canvas.draw(this, color, new Ellipse2D.Double(xPosition, yPosition,
                                                          diameter, diameter + 70));
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by:Valeri
ID: 34162854
If your parameters 3 and 4 are equal, it's a circle, otherwise if they are different it's a ellipse...
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by:Mickeys
ID: 34162857
so I should like extend from circle or someting?
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by:Valeri
ID: 34162891
Actually circle is ellipse, a particular kind of ellipse, so you have to have 2 parameters :
diameterX and diameter Y
A proportion between them determine how will your ellipse will look like. If they are equal it's a circle.
so change the line to :
canvas.draw(this, color, new Ellipse2D.Double(xPosition, yPosition,
                                                          diameterX , diameterY));
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by:Mickeys
ID: 34163282
so what you are saying. Use that line and exchange diameter to x and y.

So a copy of the circle?????? with the above included.
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Valeri earned 2000 total points
ID: 34163370
no, just create another class, for Ellipse, it similar to Circle, but it's good to have different classes for Circle and Ellipse. Here it is :

import java.awt.geom.*;

public class Ellipse extends Shape {
    private int diameterX, diameterY;
   
    /**
     * Create a new circle at default position with default color.
     */
    public Ellipse()
    {
        super(20, 60, "blue", false);
        diameterX = 30; diameterY = 30;
    }
   

    /**
     * Change the size to the new size (in pixels). Size must be >= 0.
     */
    public void changeSize(int diameterX, int diameterY)
    {
        erase();
        this.diameterX = diameterX; this.diameterY = diameterY;
        draw();
    }

    /**
     * Draw the circle with current specifications on screen.
     */
    protected void draw()
    {
        if(isVisible) {
            Canvas canvas = Canvas.getCanvas();
            canvas.draw(this, color, new Ellipse2D.Double(xPosition, yPosition, diameterX, diameterY));
            canvas.wait(10);
        }
    }

     /**
     * Get the area value of the circle.
     */
    public double getArea()
    {
        return Math.PI * diameterX * diameterY;
    }
       
}
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by:Mickeys
ID: 34163462
Ok. I just thought it should inheritate like Ellipse extend Circle but i guess I was wrong. :-)
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