This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum.
We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Swing / AWT / SWT and the fly likes Copy Text By mouse Event Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide this week in the OCAJP 8 forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Swing / AWT / SWT
Bookmark "Copy Text By mouse Event" Watch "Copy Text By mouse Event" New topic

Copy Text By mouse Event

Rohan Kalbhor
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 18, 2006
Posts: 78
Hello all,
Suppose i am working on any editor,say for example notepad
and i have a text area on my frame
suppose i have to copy the text from the editor to my frame's text area
just by ....i select the text on the editor by dragging the mouse cursor
on soon as i release the cursor over the editor the selected text is
automatically copied into my text area.
in and directly paste event

Thanks in Advance
Rohan Kalbhor

..............................<br />Exceptions are a part of possibility<br />Errors are a part of truth<br />................................
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 44581
I could never get them to work, but there are several examples of "drag and drop" in the Java Tutorial. Are those any help?
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
subject: Copy Text By mouse Event
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition