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Offline Teedo

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« Posted 2013-09-10 12:23:57 »

Hello,
I have a JFrame in fullscreen exclusive mode which I am trying to display text on in certain positions (damage above monsters heads in an RPG). I have managed to display a JTextArea by adding it to a JPanel and adding the JPanel to the JFrame, and painting the JTextArea in my rendering loop.....But it uses border layouts and I need to be able to set the position of the text to anywhere.
Any help would be appreciated Smiley
Offline SHC
« Reply #1 - Posted 2013-09-10 12:28:30 »

Why do you need a JTextArea? Directly draw using Graphics2D.drawString() method.

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2013-09-10 12:33:31 »

Wow ! *smacks head*...of course !
haha thank you Cheesy
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« Reply #3 - Posted 2013-09-10 12:34:42 »

You are welcome  Grin

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« Reply #4 - Posted 2013-09-10 17:54:29 »

As you seem to be unfamiliar with directly rendering Strings, you might need to familiarize yourself with the FontMetrics class too.

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« Reply #5 - Posted 2013-09-11 10:36:36 »

Thanks, i'll check it out Smiley
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