Animation Delay - Thread problem
This probably turns out a stupid question, but it's been driving me crazy. so PLEASE help out
Basically what I want is when the sign in button is clicked, the glass pane is turned on, shows some animation and when the rest done, turn it off.
because the rest is alot and so I put it in another thread.
The problem is that when the button is clicked, the classPane is turned on (like I expected), but the animation doesn't start immediately, Its only starts when the rest in another thread has finished (but at that point, the glasspane is already turned off). So what I have is just an image doing nothing and then disapears
This is the code
Is there a way I can force the animation starts immediately before the other thread starts?
public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e)
//display the glasspane first
getupGlasPane.setVisible(true); //expected the glassPane shows (it does), and the animation starts (it doesnt)
new Thread(new Runnable() //The animation only starts when this thread finished
public void run()
//DO THE REST
setupGlasPane(false); //finish, turning off
Thank you so much
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