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Offline flipperke

Junior Devvie





« Posted 2007-09-19 17:40:39 »

Hello all:

I want to set mouse cursor position in a JPanel.

I found an example as follows:
Moving the Cursor on the Screen

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try {
// These coordinates are screen coordinates
int xCoord = 500;
int yCoord = 500;

// Move the cursor
Robot robot = new Robot();
robot.mouseMove(xCoord, yCoord);
} catch (AWTException e) {
}


But this setting is special for whole screen.
I only want to move mouse cursor position relative to my Application

is there anyway I could do it?

thank you
Offline trembovetski

Senior Devvie




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« Reply #1 - Posted 2007-09-19 18:30:16 »

You can get the position of your component on the screen with getLocationOnScreen, and then
calculate the coordinates for the mouse pointer based on that.
Offline noblemaster

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2007-09-19 18:41:58 »

Use SwingUtilities methods:
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SwingUtilities.convertPointFromScreen(Point p, Component c)
SwingUtilities.convertPointToScreen(Point p, Component c)

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Offline flipperke

Junior Devvie





« Reply #3 - Posted 2007-09-19 18:57:48 »

Thanks alot!
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