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Offline richardGoulter

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Java - n. 2nd only to Chocolate


« Posted 2005-12-31 22:17:50 »

Hello All,

I was wondering, how do you get an image from a Java Archive in an application, when
the images are in the JAR.

I know that Applets can get them, but i don't want to use applets to load the images from the JAR file.

How do you do it otherwise?

Thanks for your help, if any,

Richard.

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Offline swpalmer

JGO Coder


Exp: 12 years


Where's the Kaboom?


« Reply #1 - Posted 2005-12-31 22:44:19 »

get the ClassLoader
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ClassLoader cl = getClass().getClassLoader()

and call
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cl.getResourceAsStream("yourimagefile");


There are plenty of examples around that show you how to do this.  Google is your friend.

Offline richardGoulter

Senior Newbie




Java - n. 2nd only to Chocolate


« Reply #2 - Posted 2005-12-31 22:52:01 »

Thanks soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much!

haven't tried it yet, but i'm sure it'll work.

was too lazy to check API docs for anything ( + i'm on my aunties computer, the docs aren't downloaded)

btw:
to learn how much i'd really thank you, enter this in the browser address bar
(WARNING: you'll have to close the browser in order to stop it!):

javascript:while(true){alert("Thank you")}

(stop typing here, hehe)
thanks again

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