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Thread: JToggleButton's icon won't show up when pressed!

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    Exclamation JToggleButton's icon won't show up when pressed!

    Hi. I'm making a minesweeper game and I'm trying to assign icons to each button for when they're pressed, but for some reason they don't show up after I press them. I'll just post the code here.

    private void setButtonValues(int iRows, int iCols)
            for (int i = 0 ; i < iRows ; i++ )
                for (int j = 0 ; j < iCols ; j++ )
                   if ( buttons[i][j].getDisabledIcon() != mine )
                      switch(addValues(i , j))
                          case 0: buttons[i][j].setDisabledIcon(null); break;
                          case 1: buttons[i][j].setDisabledIcon(value1); break;
                          case 2: buttons[i][j].setDisabledIcon(value2); break;
                          case 3: buttons[i][j].setDisabledIcon(value3); break;
                          case 4: buttons[i][j].setDisabledIcon(value4); break;                      
        private int addValues(int iRow, int iCol)
        {   int surroundingMines = 0;
            for (int i = -1 ; i <= 1 ; i++ )
                for ( int j = -1 ; j <= 1 ; j++ )
                    if(notOutOfBounds(iRow + i, iCol + j) && (i!= 0 || j != 0))
                        if(buttons[iRow + i][iCol + j].getDisabledIcon() == mine)
            return surroundingMines;

    What this does is basically scan the buttons around and check how many mines there are and give the final value which is assigned by adding a picture with the corresponding number on it. For some reason they don't appear when I press the button, even though I know they are assigned since I have this in the event handler:

    if(b.getDisabledIcon()== BoardPanel.getMine())
            JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "You lost!");

    Which actually works and lets me know when I've clicked a mine, even if it doesn't display the picture. What am I missing? Is there another method for this?

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: JToggleButton's icon won't show up when pressed!

    Where are you initializing the variable for the images..

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