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Resizable JPopupMenu

Mahesh Kedari
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Joined: Nov 28, 2009
Posts: 111
Hi all,
Need some help for creating a resizable JPopupMenu.
Just like any JFrame user should be able to drag JPopupMenu for resizing.

Mahesh Kedari - Fidus Technologies Ltd.
Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
might be easier to popup a small JDialog, with border only (no titlebar),
then add the same/similar functionality as that of a JPopupMenu
Mahesh Kedari
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Joined: Nov 28, 2009
Posts: 111
Hi Michael,
Thanks alot for this solution. I've used this at one place but now i need to add a JPopup for hint of JTextField.
Problem with JDialog is, it opens new window on taskbar which i dont want. Is there any way to make the parent component of JPopup menu, resizable runtime?
Rob Camick
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Joined: Jun 13, 2009
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On Windows a JDialog does not show up on the task bar. Maybe its different for other OS.

You can try using a JWindow instead of a JDialog.
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