JavaTM 2 Platform
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Class CaretEvent


public abstract class CaretEvent
extends EventObject

CaretEvent is used to notify interested parties that the text caret has changed in the event source.

Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. A future release of Swing will provide support for long term persistence.

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Fields inherited from class java.util.EventObject
Constructor Summary
CaretEvent(Object source)
          Creates a new CaretEvent object.
Method Summary
abstract  int getDot()
          Fetches the location of the caret.
abstract  int getMark()
          Fetches the location of other end of a logical selection.
Methods inherited from class java.util.EventObject
getSource, toString
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public CaretEvent(Object source)
Creates a new CaretEvent object.
source - the object responsible for the event
Method Detail


public abstract int getDot()
Fetches the location of the caret.
the dot >= 0


public abstract int getMark()
Fetches the location of other end of a logical selection. If there is no selection, this will be the same as dot.
the mark >= 0

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