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JTableHeader column selection

Greg Keene

Joined: Apr 17, 2004
Posts: 3
Here is a snippet that I am using to catch which column header is being selected.

The problem is when the user wants to resize the column width. Since Microsoft Excel allows the user to double-click between the columns to resize, if the user tries this the mouse listener is being triggered and the column is being sorted (but not resized).

Any idea on how I can determine if the mouse is being held between two columns (cursor changes to <--> instead of the default cursor)?
Craig Wood
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Joined: Jan 14, 2004
Posts: 1535
This seems to work okay.
Greg Keene

Joined: Apr 17, 2004
Posts: 3
perfect...I never thought about consuming the event...and I really never thought about checking for the cursor type.

thank you.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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