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Cursor handling in JTextArea

kumar mars
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Joined: Jun 04, 2001
Posts: 34
is there any way to dictate the movement of the cursor in JTextArea.
thanks in anticipation

Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
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Here is a short program to show the use of the setCaretPosition() method of the JTextArea. This sets the position of the cursor (caret) in the JTextArea...

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kumar mars
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Joined: Jun 04, 2001
Posts: 34
it doesnt suffise setting cursor position in terms of index
i need some way to specify the position exactly in tersms of pixels or some thing of that kind
I agree. Here's the link:
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