add your image to a JLabel, make the label the size u wish, add the label last in your list of items being added to your frame and make sure to make setOpaque(false) in regards to your other components
Makong, Please re-register with a name that follows the guidelines of the JavaRanch naming conventions. We require all registered user names to be in the form "first name" + space + "last name". Thanks! -Nate
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