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In this program we will show you how to draw the different types of colorful shapes.

Java - Drawing Shapes Example using color in java

     

Introduction

In this program we will show you how to draw the different types of colorful shapes. This example show the different types of colorful shapes like line, circle and the rectangle. It also displays the different - different colors such as red, magenta and yellow to be used in those shapes.

In this program there are several types of methods have been used to fill or set the color of line, text, circle background and rectangle background. These are given just ahead : 

Graphics.setColor()
This is the
setColor() method which is the Graphics class method imported by the java.awt.*; package. This method sets the color for the object by specified color. Here is the syntax of the setColor() method : 

g.setColor(Color.color_name);

Graphics.fillOval() : 
This is the
fillOval() method used to fill the color inside the oval by specified color. Here is the syntax of the fillColor() method : 

g.fillColor(Color.color_name);

Graphics.fillRect() :
This is the
fillRect() method used to fill the color inside the rectangle by specified color. Here is the syntax of the fillRect() method : 

g.fillRect(int X_coordinate, int Y_coordinate, int Wdth, int height)

Here is the java code of the program :.

import java.applet.*;
import java.awt.*;

public class  ShapColor extends Applet{
  int x=300,y=100,r=50;

  public void paint(Graphics g){
  g.setColor(Color.red);  //Drawing line color is red
  g.drawLine(3,300,200,10);
  g.setColor(Color.magenta);  
  g.drawString("Line",100,100);

  g.drawOval(x-r,y-r,100,100);
  g.setColor(Color.yellow);  //Fill the yellow color in circle
  g.fillOval( x-r,y-r, 100, 100 );
  g.setColor(Color.magenta);
  g.drawString("Circle",275,100);
  
  g.drawRect(400,50,200,100);
  g.setColor(Color.yellow);  //Fill the yellow color in rectangel
  g.fillRect( 400, 50, 200, 100 );
  g.setColor(Color.magenta);
  g.drawString("Rectangel",450,100);
  }
}

Here is the HTML code of the program:

<HTML>
<HEAD>
</HEAD>
<BODY>
<div
align="center">
<APPLET
ALIGN = "CENTER"  CODE = "ShapColor.class" WIDTH = "800"> HEIGHT = "500"></APPLET>
</div>
</BODY>
</HTML>

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Posted on: April 14, 2007

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Sagar
February 11, 2012
Applets Events

I have intrest in applet event in java.....
aishwarya
July 15, 2012
Main method not found in class ShapColor error

Hai, In your code regarding Applet,HelloWorldApplet program is running in jdk. But ShapColor is not getting executed.. Its showing errors as "Main method not found in class ShapColor. How to resolve this error? In HelloWorldApplet program, you have used public static void main(String[] args) but not in other programs ...why? please help me..!!!! waiting for ur reply....
nitin kumar
November 1, 2012
for currection program

please remove > symboll before height in html coding
Muttu
April 24, 2014
character shape *

hiii I am trying for a program that accept input as string and It should print entered each character shape in *
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