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how to do copy/paste using swing

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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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I have created a menu with file edit....
in edit i have option of cut copy and paste
i want to cut from one textbox and paste in second textbox using the menu
hou to do it using swing.
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
Here is an example:

Java does not currently support pasting objects like images from external applications. You could copy an ImageIcon and treat it as a javaSerializedObjectMimeType. However, it would then only be pasteable into another Java program, or a program that understands Java's serialization mechanism, which will be described in the "Object Persistence and Serialization" section of Chapter 19.


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