Module java.desktop
Package javax.swing

Class ImageIcon

All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable, Accessible, Icon

public class ImageIcon extends Object implements Icon, Serializable, Accessible
An implementation of the Icon interface that paints Icons from Images. Images that are created from a URL, filename or byte array are preloaded using MediaTracker to monitor the loaded state of the image.

For further information and examples of using image icons, see How to Use Icons in The Java Tutorial.

Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. As of 1.4, support for long term storage of all JavaBeans has been added to the java.beans package. Please see XMLEncoder.