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JFrame Image, paint on top of it

I create a frame with an image with this code:

    JFrame f = new JFrame();
    try {
            f.setContentPane(new JLabel(new ImageIcon(ImageIO.read(new File("image.jpg")))));
    } 
    catch (IOException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
    }
    f.pack();
    f.setVisible(true);

That works fine, but now I want to paint something in that opened frame (on top of the image).

I’m quite new in Java, and I’ve allready tried to make a class that extends JFrame, with a paint(Graphics g) method in it, but it wouldn’t work, I only see the image…

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Answer

Hmm well there are so many tutorials and without any code to go on its hard to say what you don’t know or have done wrong, look at: Java Updating Small Circles , http://www.roseindia.net/java/example/java/awt/how-to-create-circle-in-java.shtml and http://oreilly.com/catalog/java2d/chapter/ch04.html remember to not draw in the same colour as your image background or else you wont see anything no matter how hard you try 😉

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