Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Change Mouse Pointer in Applet

Posted on 1998-05-21
4
Medium Priority
?
390 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-03
Anyone knows how to change the mouse pointer in a Java Applet using JDK 1.0? (Using 1.1 is easy).
0
Comment
Question by:pengch
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:evijay
ID: 1221324
Frame has a method setCursor in 1.0.2 which you can use to set the cursor for given frame.
              Your applet should create a frame and set its cursor.

              Applet doesnt have any method to set the cursor  in 1.0.2 !!

              Vijay







0
 

Author Comment

by:pengch
ID: 1221325
I want to change the mouse pointer winthin the applet area, not in a frame.
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
anguslai earned 400 total points
ID: 1221326
the function setCursor() is belongs to Frame Object. In Java Applet, We have to get a
instance of frame object by using getParent() (One of your applet's parent is Frame in an applet), then call the setCursor() as following:
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Object theFrame=null;
   
theFrame=getParent();

 while(!(theFrame instanceof Frame) && theFrame!=null) {
       theFrame=((Component)theFrame).getParent();
 }

if (theFrame!=null) {
           ((Frame)theFrame).setCursor(Frame.HAND_CURSOR);
}
0
 

Author Comment

by:pengch
ID: 1221327
Thanks, that works!!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

After being asked a question last year, I went into one of my moods where I did some research and code just for the fun and learning of it all.  Subsequently, from this journey, I put together this article on "Range Searching Using Visual Basic.NET …
In this post we will learn how to make Android Gesture Tutorial and give different functionality whenever a user Touch or Scroll android screen.
Viewers will learn about the regular for loop in Java and how to use it. Definition: Break the for loop down into 3 parts: Syntax when using for loops: Example using a for loop:
This tutorial covers a practical example of lazy loading technique and early loading technique in a Singleton Design Pattern.
Suggested Courses

927 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question