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Standard way of creating a popup menu on mouse right click

Posted on 2007-12-01
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Last Modified: 2011-09-20

What's the accepted/standard way to create a popup menu in java when the user right clicks your applet? I'd prefer something very lightwieght, I just need the bare minimum,

Question by:DJ_AM_Juicebox
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ID: 20388683
Yeah im not using swing, its just a plain old double buffered drawing applet:

import java.awt.*;

public abstract class BufferedApplet extends java.applet.Applet implements Runnable

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ID: 20388690
import java.awt.*;
    import java.applet.*;
    import java.awt.event.*;

    public class PopupMenuTest extends Applet implements ActionListener {

      PopupMenu popup;

      public void init() {         
            MenuItem mi;

          popup = new PopupMenu("Edit");

            mi = new MenuItem("Cut");

            mi = new MenuItem("Copy");


            mi = new MenuItem("Paste");

          add(popup); // add popup menu to applet

          resize(200, 200);

      public void processMouseEvent(MouseEvent e) {

          if (e.isPopupTrigger()) {
    , e.getX(), e.getY());

        public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
          String command = e.getActionCommand();

            if (command.equals("Cut")) {
              // perform cut operation
            } else if (command.equals("Copy")) {
                // perform copy operation
            } else if (command.equals("Paste")) {
                // perform paste operation

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