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Hi experts,

I need code to right click on a label and get a popupmenu with the option "Edit". If pressed, a text field appears in place of the label and when text is entered and Enter is pressed the text on the label changes to that of the textfield and the label reappears.

thank you
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Samooramad
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CEHJCommented:
Why not just get the return value of an input message from a JOptionPane?
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CEHJCommented:
String newText = JOptionPane.showInputDialog(parentFrame, "Set new text");
if (newText != null && (newText = newText.trim()).length() > 0) {
      label.setText(newText);
}      
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CEHJCommented:
label.addMouseListener(new MouseAdapter() {
      public void mouseClicked(MouseEvent e) {
            if ((e.getModifiers() & InputEvent.BUTTON3_MASK) != 0) {
                  String newText = JOptionPane.showInputDialog(parentFrame, "Set new text");
                  if (newText != null && (newText = newText.trim()).length() > 0) {
                        label.setText(newText);
                  }      

            }
      }
});
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SamooramadAuthor Commented:
sure. I'll try that CEHJ
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SamooramadAuthor Commented:
it worked great! thanks

you definately deserve the points but could you answer a question:
how do you differentiate between right click and left click? also is there any way to differntiate between one click or double clicks?

thanks again!
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