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SYSTEM mouse events?

Panda Mima
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Joined: Aug 04, 2006
Posts: 14
I have a GUI Java applet, which I want to be a desktop application also. Is there any way to handle mouse events ALL OVER THE SCREEN, but not only within your applet/Java window?
Nathan Pruett
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Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

No - not in pure Java. You would have to use native code and JNI.


-Nate
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