SWING - PaintEvent Class


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Introduction

The Class PaintEvent is used to ensure that paint/update method calls are serialized along with the other events delivered from the event queue

Class Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.awt.event.PaintEvent class −

public class PaintEvent
   extends ComponentEvent

Field

Following are the fields for java.awt.Component class −

  • static int PAINT − The paint event type.

  • static int PAINT_FIRST − Marks the first integer ID for the range of paint event IDs.

  • static int PAINT_LAST − Marks the last integer ID for the range of paint event IDs.

  • static int UPDATE − The update event type.

Class Constructors

Sr.No. Constructor & Description
1

PaintEvent(Component source, int id, Rectangle updateRect)

Constructs a PaintEvent object with the specified source component and type.

Class Methods

Sr.No. Method & Description
1

Rectangle getUpdateRect()

Returns the rectangle representing the area which needs to be repainted in response to this event.

2

String paramString()

Returns a parameter string identifying this event.

3

void setUpdateRect(Rectangle updateRect)

Sets the rectangle representing the area which needs to be repainted in response to this event.

Methods Inherited

This class inherits methods from the following classes −

  • java.awt.ComponentEvent
  • java.awt.AWTEvent
  • java.util.EventObject
  • java.lang.Object

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