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JFileChooser - multiple selections with mouse

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I have a JFileChooser that has multiple selections enabled. The selections are made by clicking on one file, holding the shift key down, and clicking another file. Is there a way to select multiple files using only the mouse (not the shift key), by holding down the mouse button and dragging?
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Kevin CrossChief Technology Officer
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The only way I know of is the shift or ctrl + click to highlight a number of files beginning with the first you select and through the next you select with shift held down.  Holding ctrl allowing you to pick individual files at random.
Mick BarryJava Developer
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afaik there isn't sorry
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>>it will only return ONE object.
If that one object contains multiple files, no matter how selected, then all is well

>>use one of the premade ones available though google.
I'm not following you here. Google has an API with JFileChoosers?
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mwvisa1:
I understand that the answer is NO, but I was confused by sirtam's response in that his point that it returns one object seemed irrelevant and that I don't know he meant by "available through google"

I'll take a look at the FileSystemTree.
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