Java - Custom ToolBar

What can be preventing this custom toolbar to display the images.
public class CustomToolBar extends JToolBar {
    public CustomToolBar() {
        JButton btnNEW = new JButton(new ImageIcon("/myImages/img1.png"));
        JButton btnEDIT = new JButton(new ImageIcon("/myImages/img2.png"));

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Well ensure that your jpeg is in the same directory as the rest of your java files and call getResource() on it, smthg like -

JButton btnNEW = new JButton(new ImageIcon(this.getClass().getResource("/img1.png")));

If it doesnt, let us know.

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mccarlIT Business Systems Analyst / Software DeveloperCommented:
Have the leading slash in the filename looks unlikely to be correct...


Have you tried just...

JButton btnNEW = new JButton(new ImageIcon("myImages/img1.png"));
Omer-PitouAuthor Commented:
Only this works.

JButton btnNEW = new JButton(new ImageIcon(this.getClass().getResource("/img1.png")));


How can the image be on top of the text assign to the Button?
How can the image be on top of the text assign to the Button?

If you mean that you want the text be be right over the image, then, afaik, and unless mccarl says otherwise, then you'd need to integrate the text as part of the image firstly.
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