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Posted on 1998-06-29
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I am using the following code to change the cursor within a applet (source given by anguslai):

Object theFrame=null;
         
    theFrame=getParent();

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

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

          But the mouse cursor changed to Window´s "alternate select" cursor. Anyone know how to change the cursor to the "little hand"?
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Cursor in JDK 1.1 is an object in itself. You will have to create an instance of the cursor and then call it. Following is a sample program , it has a Frame and a button on that Frame. If you point the cursor to the button the cursor will become a Hand cursor.

// Save the program in CursorTest.java and compile and run
import java.awt.*;

public class CursorTest extends Frame {

public static void main(String args[]){

Cursor HandCursor = new Cursor(Cursor.HAND_CURSOR);

CursorTest f1 = new CursorTest();
f1.setLayout(new FlowLayout());
f1.setSize(300,200);

Button bt = new Button("Change cursor to HAND when

pointed here");

f1.add(bt);

bt.setCursor(HandCursor);

f1.setVisible(true);

}
}


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by:aziz061097
ID: 1224086
Just a comment : The above program has a line which is broken in to two a dierct cut and paste will require to edit this line .


make these two lines in to one in above program:  

Button bt = new Button("Change cursor to HAND when

pointed here");

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by:pengch
ID: 1224087
Is there no way using JDK 1.0?
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by:aziz061097
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In 1.0 you can have a Hand Cursor as follows. I have tested it in 1.1 but this should work fine in 1.0 .

// Save this program in a file CursorTest10.java
import java.awt.*;

public class CursorTest10 extends Frame {

public static void main(String args[]){


CursorTest10 f1 = new CursorTest10();
f1.setLayout(new FlowLayout());
f1.setSize(300,200);

Button bt = new Button("Change cursor to HAND");

f1.add(bt);

f1.setCursor(Frame.HAND_CURSOR);

f1.show();

}
}
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by:pengch
ID: 1224089
The problem is, I am trying change the cursor in "Applet", not a independent program.
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by:aziz061097
ID: 1224090
I am afraid NO ! That is a limitation of JDK 1.0 why not move to 1.1 ? If you want to stick with 1.0 you may be forced to bring up a frame. Try instantiating a Frame but don't do a show()and try using it to set the Cursor on the Applet. There are chances that it may work.
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