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Change Mouse Cursor with JTabbedPane

Mohamed Abd El Wahab

Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 3
I have a JTabbedPane with many tabs
i want to change the mouse cursor when the mouse rollover the label of the tab
I want to know how to do that
kyle amburn
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Joined: Jul 29, 2001
Posts: 64
If all you want is that all tabs have the same cursor you can do the following:
Then for each Component that is added to the JTabbedPane you have to explicitly set the Cursor to default as in:
panel.setCursor(new java.awt.Cursor(java.awt.Cursor.DEFAULT_CURSOR));
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