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What is the best way to do icon overlay in Java?

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Hi,

What is the best way to do icon overlay in Java?

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Jamie
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by:for_yan
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What do you mean by icon overlay?
Are you talking about some visual lement, like JList, JTable, or something else?
Please, be a little bit more specific.
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Hi for_yan,

I meant 2 icon images displayed, one overlayed ontop of the other.
Like an "x" on top of a connection icon, if the connection is broken.

But i found the solution.
http://forums.java.net/node/678566

Thanks!
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by:jamie_lynn
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public class OverlayIcon extends ImageIcon
{
private ImageIcon base;
private List overlays;

public OverlayIcon(ImageIcon base)
{
super(base.getImage());
this.base = base;
this.overlays = new ArrayList();
}

public void add(ImageIcon overlay)
{
overlays.add(overlay);
}

@Override
public synchronized void paintIcon(Component c, Graphics g, int x, int y)
{
base.paintIcon(c, g, x, y);
for(ImageIcon icon: overlays)
{
icon.paintIcon(c, g, x, y);
}
}
}
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