Problem GUI testing with the Robot
Posted on 2003-10-27
I was hoping to automate some of the testing process of my program's Swing components through the use of the Robot class provided by our friends at Sun. I also wanted to have a little automated demonstration up and running. My problem came when attempting to simulate a mouseDragged event. As far as I can see, the Robot class does not provide the functionality to simulate this event and I can therefore not demonstrate the Drag'n'Drop functionality between my JFomattedTextFields.
If this problem persists, I can cut and past the contents of one text field to another and have the mouse follow the action so it looks as though a drag'n'drop has occurred, but I'd like to hear what you guys think before I start hacking away.