How do l write an applet called JDrawLine that draws a Line on a form from the coordinates  Start X 10: End X 150:Start Y 150:End Y 250 using the following components: JLabel, JButton, JTextFields.

I don't see what JLabel, JButton, and JTextField have to do with drawing a line. Unless perhaps you want a bit more interactivity.

In any case you will want to create a custom component to draw the line for you (as overriding paint in JApplet is a bad idea since it will paint over your other components).


import java.awt.*;
import javax.swing.*;
public class JDrawLine extends JApplet
  private int startX = 10;
  private int endX = 150;
  private int startY = 150;
  private int endY = 250;
  private class LineDrawer extends JComponent
     protected void paintComponent(Graphics g)
        g.drawLine(startX, startY, endX, endY);

  public void init()
     setLayout(new BorderLayout()); //In case you want to add additional components
     add(new LineDrawer(), BorderLayout.CENTER);


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Artemus Harper


I have a Masters in computer science. I can answer questions on core J2SE, swing and graphics. Please no questions about JSP or J2ME.


I have experience in Core Java, good background in Java swing/gui, some experience with JNI, Java reflection. Some experience in bio-informatics. Basics in c++ and c#

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MS in Computer Science from Washington State University and a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from Central Washington University.

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