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Chris Copeland
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Hello all,
I have looked through a lot of complicated examples of double buffering and am getting completely confused. Here is all I need. I have an applet that is starting up a thread. The thread gets applet dimensions and staggers a y coordinate so that a message will scroll on the screen. It then calls repaint(). This kicks off an overridden paint method that includes: "g.drawString(scrollingMsg, x, y);"
This text is showing up. However, it is flickering on the screen as it moves across. How do I double buffer JUST the moving text without messing up the rest of the applet window where we are doing some payroll work?
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