Java 2D Graphics

Errata for Java 2D Graphics

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page Index
In chapter 6, there's an example called 'TextRendering.java'.

This class makes use of a class called 'ApplicationFrame'. I looked in the index and found no reference to this class. At the beginning of the book, on page 8, I found a description of this class, and I was able to deduce that the drawing that took place in the example could also be done in a regular, AWT frame. I really think that this class, 'ApplicationFrame', should be included in the index. It seems to turn up in just about every example. Insert an index entry of ApplicationFrame, 8

Anonymous   
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Page 2
In the second paragraph, the last package is listed as

"com.sun.image.code.jpeg" it should read: "com.sun.image.codec.jpeg"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 2
In the second paragraph, the last package was listed as

"com.sun.image.code.jpeg" it now reads: "com.sun.image.codec.jpeg"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2001
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Page 8
In the third line of the 1st paragraph, 'createGraphics()' should be

replaced by 'getGraphics()'. The method call in the following listing is correct.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 8
In the third line of the 1st paragraph, 'createGraphics()' is

replaced by 'getGraphics()'.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2001
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Page 15
Step 3 states "The paint() method draws the picture you see in

Figure 1-1." It should say "in Figure C-1 (in the color insert)."

Anonymous   
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Page 15
Step 3 once stated:

"The paint() method draws the picture you see in Figure 1-1." it now reads: "...in Figure C-1 (in the color insert)."

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2001
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Page 32-33
Figures 3.5 and 3.7 have the control points labeled as the

filled squares and the endpoints are the unfilled squares when in fact the control point should be labeled as the open squares and the endpoint as the filled squares.

Anonymous   
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Page 36
In Figure 3-9, the numbers should run from 0 through 6, NOT 1

through 7. Otherwise, the text that begins at the bottom of page 35 says the exact opposite of what the author intended.

Anonymous   
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Page 76
IN PRINT: 6th line from top

"halfLength This is half of the line width." SHOULD BE: "halfWidth This is half of the line width."

Anonymous   
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Page 76
last paragraph

In the paragraph "Dashes", the description of dash array: "The even elements of the array (starting at index 0) determine where the line is visible, while the odd elements determine where it's invisible." is technically incorrect. In fact, BasicStroke "cyclic" applies the dash array elements to alternates visible and invisible. For example: an array like {10, 20, 30} (odd number of array elements and phase == 0) will first 10 units visible, then 20 units invisible, then 30 units visible, then 10 units invisible, then 20 units visible, ... etc As the result shown, because "cyclic" rule, we cannot say the even elements are always visible and the odd elements are always invisible. (if the number of dash array is not even)

Anonymous   
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Page 89
In the box, there is a typo in the first paragraph.

The text currently reads: "AffineTransfrom" It should read: "AffineTransform"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 89
In the box, there was a typo in the first paragraph.

The text once read: "AffineTransfrom" it now reads: "AffineTransform"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2001
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Page 107
2nd paragraph;

The code example: hints.add(RenderingHints.KEY_RENDERING, RenderingHints.VALUE_RENDERING_ON); is incorrect. It can be fixed by changing "add" to "put" and changing "VALUE_RENDER_ON" to "VALUE_RENDER_QUALITY". The resulting code excerpt is: public void paint(Graphics g) { Graphics2D g2 = (Graphics2D)g; RenderingHints hints = new RenderingHints( RenderingHints.KEY_ANTIALIASING, RenderingHints.VALUE_ANTIALIAS_ON); hints.put(RenderingHints.KEY_RENDERING, RenderingHints.VALUE_RENDER_QUALITY); g2.setRenderingHints(hints); // ...

Anonymous   
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Page 111
Just under the heading "Drawing Text," the book invites the

reader to "use one of Graphics2D's drawText() methods" to render text. it should read: "use one of Graphics2D's drawString() method"

Anonymous   
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Page 111
Just under the heading "Drawing Text," the book invited the

reader to "use one of Graphics2D's drawText() methods" to render text. it now reads: "use one of Graphics2D's drawString() method"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2001
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Page 245
code output

The output on Win32/jdk1.3 and MacOSX/jdk1.3 is: java.awt.Color[r=255,g=0,b=0] -> 0 java.awt.Color[r=0,g=255,b=0] -> 1 java.awt.Color[r=0,g=0,b=255] -> 2 java.awt.Color[r=64,g=255,b=64] -> 1 java.awt.Color[r=255,g=255,b=0] -> 0 java.awt.Color[r=0,g=255,b=255] -> 1 0 -> unnormalized components 255 0 0 1 -> unnormalized components 0 255 0 2 -> unnormalized components 0 0 255 3 -> unnormalized components 255 255 255 4 -> unnormalized components 0 0 0 The book has extra 255's at the end of the last 5 lines. This is incorrect.

Anonymous   
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Page 245
code output

The output on Win32/jdk1.3 and MacOSX/jdk1.3 is: java.awt.Color[r=255,g=0,b=0] -> 0 java.awt.Color[r=0,g=255,b=0] -> 1 java.awt.Color[r=0,g=0,b=255] -> 2 java.awt.Color[r=64,g=255,b=64] -> 1 java.awt.Color[r=255,g=255,b=0] -> 0 java.awt.Color[r=0,g=255,b=255] -> 1 0 -> unnormalized components 255 0 0 1 -> unnormalized components 0 255 0 2 -> unnormalized components 0 0 255 3 -> unnormalized components 255 255 255 4 -> unnormalized components 0 0 0

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2001
Printed
Page 300
In the sixth line of the print () method

"paint(g2)" should read: "paintComponent(g2)"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 300
In the sixth line of the print () method

"paint(g2)" now reads: "paintComponent(g2)"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2001