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The below code displays JPG,BMP,GIF files but when it comes to PNG (or) WMF files the applet does not display the image Why ???
import java.applet.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;

public class Applet_mp extends Applet {
Image background;
public void init() {
URL codeBase = getCodeBase();
background = getImage(codeBase,"mp_j.jpg");
public void paint(Graphics g) {
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By default Java supports only GIF, JPG and BMP. If you want to support other image files you have to download Media frame works packages (available at -- I have never used that before
Hope it helps --
Hari Gangadharan
Out of the turbulance a soft voice spoke to me ...
Son smile and be happy things could be worse...
I smiled and I was happy and things became worse!
[This message has been edited by Hari Gangadharan (edited March 09, 2001).]
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