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JEditorPane html getCaretPosition

John Carver

Joined: Mar 14, 2005
Posts: 3
I'm trying to make an simple HTML editor and I'm having a problem with determining if the text is bold at the caret posistion in a JEditorPane. Is there an easy way of determining this?
Pat Hays
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Joined: Aug 20, 2004
Posts: 138
Hi John,

Try the following code.
jEditorPane1.addCaretListener(new CaretListener() {
public void caretUpdate(CaretEvent e)

private void jEditorPane1_caretUpdate(CaretEvent e)
System.out.println("\njEditorPane1_caretUpdate(CaretEvent e) called.");
System.out.println(">>" + "location:" + e.getDot() + ";\tthe location of other end of the logical selection:" + e.getMark());
// TODO: Add any handling code here


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