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Offline westloar

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« Posted 2013-04-11 09:07:29 »

Trying to initialise an image object using the following:

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land = new Image("com.westloar.testing1/assets/land.jpg");


land.jpg is in the following file structure:

testing1/src/com.westloar.testing1/com.westloar.testing1.assets

I realise this is such a noob question but I can't seem to work out why it can't find the image :|
Offline HeroesGraveDev

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2013-04-11 09:10:48 »

I have never put assets in the source.  I don't think it's a good idea, but here's some debugging help:

Use System.out.println to find the full path.

If it isn't what you're expecting, change it until it does.

Offline Grunnt

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2013-04-11 09:39:16 »

Are you trying to load an image from the internet or from your own computer? I think your command would look for the image in:
<game installation directory>/com.westloar.testing1/assets/land.jpg

Is that what you intend? Or perhaps you meant:

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land = new Image("assets/land.jpg");


Which would look for the file at:

<game installation directory>/assets/land.jpg

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Offline westloar

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2013-04-11 09:40:43 »

yer I tried that just before you posted and it still wouldn't work, then the solution hit me:

such a fail mistake, replaced "." with "/" and now it finds the file.

probably couldn't find the file, because I was POINTING IT AT A NON-EXISTENT FILE :\

noob.
Offline SHC
« Reply #4 - Posted 2013-04-11 09:45:43 »

Use

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land = new ImageIcon("com/westloar/testing1/assets/land.jpg").getImage();

Offline Grunnt

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« Reply #5 - Posted 2013-04-11 09:54:38 »

Haha, similar mistakes  happened to me like 1000 times I think. So obvious that you overlook it.

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