Module java.desktop

Class CaretEvent

  • All Implemented Interfaces:

    public abstract class CaretEvent
    extends EventObject
    CaretEvent is used to notify interested parties that the text caret has changed in the event source.

    Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. As of 1.4, support for long term storage of all JavaBeans™ has been added to the java.beans package. Please see XMLEncoder.

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    Serialized Form
    • Constructor Detail

      • CaretEvent

        public CaretEvent​(Object source)
        Creates a new CaretEvent object.
        source - the object responsible for the event
    • Method Detail

      • getDot

        public abstract int getDot()
        Fetches the location of the caret.
        the dot >= 0
      • getMark

        public abstract int getMark()
        Fetches the location of other end of a logical selection. If there is no selection, this will be the same as dot.
        the mark >= 0