Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.awt
Class PointerInfo

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.awt.PointerInfo

public class PointerInfo
extends Object

A class that describes the pointer position. It provides the GraphicsDevice where the pointer is and the Point that represents the coordinates of the pointer.

Instances of this class should be obtained via MouseInfo.getPointerInfo(). The PointerInfo instance is not updated dynamically as the mouse moves. To get the updated location, you must call MouseInfo.getPointerInfo() again.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
MouseInfo.getPointerInfo()

Method Summary
 GraphicsDevice getDevice()
          Returns the GraphicsDevice where the mouse pointer was at the moment this PointerInfo was created.
 Point getLocation()
          Returns the Point that represents the coordinates of the pointer on the screen.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

getDevice

public GraphicsDevice getDevice()
Returns the GraphicsDevice where the mouse pointer was at the moment this PointerInfo was created.

Returns:
GraphicsDevice corresponding to the pointer
Since:
1.5

getLocation

public Point getLocation()
Returns the Point that represents the coordinates of the pointer on the screen. See MouseInfo.getPointerInfo() for more information about coordinate calculation for multiscreen systems.

Returns:
coordinates of mouse pointer
Since:
1.5
See Also:
MouseInfo, MouseInfo.getPointerInfo()

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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