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moving JEditorPane in applet: thread problem

Mark Vermeersch
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I'm making an applet that displays a JEditorPane. The location of the textPane should be changed every 500ms. I did this with a "SlideShow" Thread, as follows:

I used 2 "sleep" commands: the first one is just for waiting for user input. The second one should make the textPane display just for 500mson a certain location. But the problem is the textPane is only shown for about one frame at the desired location, and then jumps to its default location to stay there the rest of the 500ms.
Does anyone know what the problem could be?? I've programmed this as an application and it worked fine. Do applets have difficulties with threads??

Thanks anyway
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