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    Default Adding color to a java applet?

    I'am trying to add color to the following, i'am unable to do this.
    This is the first java applet i have written, any advise or amendments?



    public class greetingApp extends JApplet {

    public static void main(String args[]) {

    System.out.println("Hi Peter" foreground.color.blue);
    System.out.println("from Stuart to Peter");
    System.out.println("at University of Glamorgan");
    System.out.println("Pontypridd CF37 1DL");


    }
    }

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    That's not applet code as applets in general don't have a main method. Please do yourself a big favor and read the Applet tutorial on the Sun site to see how to do this right.

    Lesson: Applets (The Java™ Tutorials > Deployment)

    After going through the tutorials, give it a try again, and then please feel free to come on back if you have any further questions.

    Good luck.

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    To change to color of displayed text you need to be using a component that supports changing the color. Most simple components only have one color that they use. See the Component class for various methods to set colors.
    More complicated classes allow you to have different colors for different pieces of text.
    You'll find these as you progress in learning java. For now, with
    System.out.println(... you get only blank.

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