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Offline SkyAphid
« Posted 2012-01-21 22:26:28 »

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TextField firstnamebox = new TextField(gc, new Font("Arial", Font.ITALIC, 16), 150, 245, 450, 40);


Eclipse says that the constructor for TextField is undefined.

What's wrong?

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Offline GabrielBailey74
« Reply #1 - Posted 2012-01-21 22:29:09 »

Would it be:
JTextField?
same as
JTextArea?

Not as in the same purpose, but in the same meaning with a "J" infront.

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2012-01-21 22:29:35 »

That means it can't find that constructor.....

EDIT: @GabrielBailey74 I see the "gc", which reminds of GameContainer, which means this is Slick.

EDIT2: @OP After a bit of digging, I found the TextField class in Slick: http://slick.cokeandcode.com/javadoc/org/newdawn/slick/gui/TextField.html

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Offline SkyAphid
« Reply #3 - Posted 2012-01-21 22:30:22 »

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import org.newdawn.slick.gui.*;


At the top of the code.

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« Reply #4 - Posted 2012-01-21 22:32:27 »

It looks like your code is fine, since it matches up to the first TextField constructor specified.

Offline SkyAphid
« Reply #5 - Posted 2012-01-21 22:32:57 »

Yup. I use it in the TrueTypeFont constructor right above it.

Edit. Oh! Okay.

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« Reply #6 - Posted 2012-01-21 22:34:08 »

OH! It looks like you're using the java.awt.Font! You cannot use AWT at all here, instead you need an instance of a class that implements org.newdawn.slick.Font. You can only use AngelCodeFont, SpriteSheetFont, TrueTypeFont, or UnicodeFont.

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« Reply #7 - Posted 2012-01-21 23:12:54 »

You can still use a Java font as a parameter in TrueTypeFont if need be. I've done it a few times myself.
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font = new TrueTypeFont(new java.awt.Font("Verdana",
            java.awt.Font.PLAIN, 14), true);


Then you would set the font the same as you would any other way.

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Offline ReBirth
« Reply #8 - Posted 2012-01-22 05:14:48 »

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