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I want my custom Awt Components (my own class extending awt.Component) running under Applet be able to tell if the browser window is minimized, put in the background (i.e. no longer the active window) or hidden. I tried Component.isShowing() but it seems that it always return true even if I've minimised the browser window or put it into the background. Is there any other methods I can use?