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Disable Caret in a Document

Mike DeStefano
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Joined: May 24, 2002
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I have an uneditable JTextArea embedded within a JScrollPane. Is there any way to remove the caret in the JTextArea document so that UP and DOWN don't move the document.

Thanks in advance..

-Mike Destefano<br />"Sometimes you feel like a nut..."
Craig Wood
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Matti Poro
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Joined: Dec 03, 2005
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You can still use the arrow keys to scroll the text area after setting the caret invisible.

Mike DeStefano
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Joined: May 24, 2002
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OMG!!! It worked!!! Praise Zeus and the Java Gods! To think disabling scrolling on UP and DOWN keyboard events was that easy! GGGGEEEEEEZZZZ!!!

Thanks very much!
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