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    Default How to import image, draw circles/text on it, and save a new image to disk

    I'm a complete Image I/O & 2d graphics noob, no idea where to start on this. I've already set up my program to parse data from an XML file. What I need to do now is take an input image, draw a circle and label it with a number at the X,Y points I parsed, and save a new image. I have no idea where to start... never worked with this stuff before.

    If anyone can point me at some tutorials or example code, it would be much appreciated!

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    You'll need to familiarize yourself with the Graphics and Graphics2D API:
    Graphics (Java Platform SE 6)
    Graphics2D (Java Platform SE 6)

    Then there's the 2D tutorial: Trail: 2D Graphics (The Java™ Tutorials)
    And if you need to show the image on screen, you'll want to learn Swing: Trail: Creating a GUI With JFC/Swing (The Java™ Tutorials)

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    edit And to read/save the image, you may want to use ImageIO
    ImageIO (Java Platform SE 6)

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