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Detect loading of ImageIcon from URL?

 
Barclay Berger
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I'm pretty new to java, I'm trying to detect if an image gets loaded or not, don't know how to do that. I thought by catching the url command it would do it but if you link to an image that doesn't exist it doesn't throw and exception. How can I either detect if url was correct or if icon exists? Thanks

 
Ulf Dittmer
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As is explained here, you should first verify that the URL is valid. Additionally/alternatively you can provide an image observer to get more information about the loading process via the ImageIcon.setImageObserver method.
 
Barclay Berger
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Thanks, I'll try the url stuff first, other is above my head
 
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