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    Hello everyone. Cody here. I was wondering if anyone knew how to add images to a class without having to direct to the C drive? Like add it to the game like in Java development. I'm currently making a game and I'd like to know if anyone can help. I made a folder in my project called "imgs" and put my images in there. Next I did this, "ImageIcon i = new ImageIcon("@imgs/bg1.jpg");" Can someone tell me why this isn't working? Please? Thank you guys very much for your time. All help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


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    Default Re: Simple problem, please help!?!

    why this isn't working?
    Most common reason is the program is looking in the wrong place for the files.
    Are the images in the folder where the program is looking for them?
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    Heres a screenshot https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.n...a86a91d535af30 (Tell me if the link don't work)

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    If you can't tell if the program is looking in the correct place for the images, you can see where the program is looking by creating a File object with the path to an image file and print out the value of the File object's absolute path.

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    Did you print out the File object's path as I suggested? What printed? Was the path that printed where the image file is located?

    I don't know what that image is supposed to show. Can you explain?

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    That didn't make sense man. I created a new file in the images folder. That's all I understood

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    Did you print out the value of the File class's absolute path method to see where the program is looking for the image file?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norm View Post
    Did you print out the value of the File class's absolute path method to see where the program is looking for the image file?
    I didn't understand how you told me to do it

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    which part don't you understand?
    Create a File class object using the path to one of the image files
    Call the println() method to print the File object's absolute path
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    File fke = new File(<PATH TO IMAGE FILE HERE>);
    System.out.println("image's path="+fke.getTheMethodFromTheAPIdoc());
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    I don't see why this is necessary... when I could use the "@imgs/l1.png" but its not working. All the information you need should be in the pictures

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    but its not working
    Are you trying to get the program to work? The following is From post#2
    Most common reason is the program is looking in the wrong place for the files.
    Are the images in the folder where the program is looking for them?


    The code like that in post#11 will show you where the program is looking.

    Are the image files in the folder whose path is printed by the code from#11?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CodyMoorea View Post
    I don't see why this is necessary... when I could use the "@imgs/l1.png" but its not working. All the information you need should be in the pictures
    So instead of following Norm's advice on how to diagnose your problem you just want some magic to fix it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Junky View Post
    So instead of following Norm's advice on how to diagnose your problem you just want some magic to fix it.
    What? No, the way I want to do it shouldn't involve all of these steps. When I developed for Android, these were not necessary. I was wondering if it's different for game developing.

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    Does your program find the files now?
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