I am novice programmer and I am experimenting with swing. I created a scrollabe text area that seems to scroll great when I hold down a key for a long time. But, when I select a different tabbed pane and then come back to the pane containing the text area, I find that all objects in that pane have lost there shapes. What is the remedy for this problem? Please help, I have been stuck with this problem for a whole week. Thanks in advance.