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Drawing Simple Text


import java.awt.Font;
import java.awt.FontMetrics;
import java.awt.Graphics;

import javax.swing.JComponent;
import javax.swing.JFrame;

public class BasicDraw {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    JFrame frame = new JFrame();
    frame.add(new MyComponent());
    frame.setSize(300, 300);

class MyComponent extends JComponent {
  public void paint(Graphics g) {
    Font font = new Font("Serif", Font.PLAIN, 12);
    g.drawString("a String", 10, 10);

    FontMetrics fontMetrics = g.getFontMetrics();
    g.drawString("aString", 10, 10 + fontMetrics.getAscent());


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