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Posted on    November-10-2011 1:09 AM

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James Smith

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Posted on    November-10-2011 1:00 AM

It is one of a resizable bitmap resource which is being used as backgrounds or other images on the device. The
NinePatch class allows drawing a bitmap in nine sections. The four corners are unscaled; the middle of the image is scaled in both axes, the four edges are scaled into one axis.

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