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    Default java: zoom type feature??

    im working on a pool game using java. I want to have a "close up camera" type thing that magnifies one of the holes, in an additional window to my main window which the game operates in. anybody have any idea how to do this?

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    I personally do not know how to do this but a quick Google search brought up this:

    Welcome to Piccolo! A revolutionary way to create robust, full-featured graphical applications in Java and C#, with striking visual effects such as zooming, animation and multiple representations.

    Piccolo is a toolkit that supports the development of 2D structured graphics programs, in general, and Zoomable User Interfaces (ZUIs), in particular. A ZUI is a new kind of interface that presents a huge canvas of information on a traditional computer display by letting the user smoothly zoom in, to get more detailed information, and zoom out for an overview. We use a "scene-graph" model that is common to 3D environments. Basically, this means that Piccolo maintains a hierarchal structure of objects and cameras, allowing the application developer to orient, group and manipulate objects in meaningful ways.
    Piccolo Home Page

    Piccolo: PSwing
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