Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.


function paint will be executed twice?

function paint will be executed twice?


This very simple code shows function paint will be executed twice, why?

import java.applet.*;
import java.awt.*;
public class TestClass  extends Applet{
    int k=0;
    public void paint(Graphics g){

RE: function paint will be executed twice?

Paint method is called whenever the component needs to be redrawn. Take a look at this


RE: function paint will be executed twice?

Thank you, Dian.
I am reading the link you suggested, a little too difficult for me though.

RE: function paint will be executed twice?

When you move the window, for example, it needs to be repainted, Then, AWT calls the paint method of each component. That's the basic idea.


RE: function paint will be executed twice?

Yes, thanks a lot!

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close