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  1. #1
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    do tiled layers save memory

    hello

    In j2me if i am using an image and tiled it for 100 times then what amount of memory will be occupied ?
    if will be occupied equal to one image or it will be equal to 100 times the size of that image.

    Thanks

  2. #2
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    Re: do tiled layers save memory

    depends...
    If you create 100 Image objects all with that image it might be 100 times as big... If you only create 1 Image object and use 100 references to it (in case you are using the same image multiple times like enemies in a game) then it will use the memory needed for the Image bitmap and the 100 references to it (like some bytes per reference)...
    That's what I think, I'm not completely sure though and I hope someone like Graham will stop by and acknowledge the answer or explain how it works for real
    Note: please don't send private questions to me, as I don't have time to provide private support. All such questions should be posted on public forums, where I and others can see and answer them.

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