CaretEvent.javaAPI DocJava SE 5 API1477Fri Aug 26 14:58:00 BST 2005javax.swing.event


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. As of 1.4, support for long term storage of all JavaBeansTM has been added to the java.beans package. Please see {@link java.beans.XMLEncoder}.

1.13 12/19/03
Timothy Prinzing

Fields Summary
Constructors Summary
public CaretEvent(Object source)
Creates a new CaretEvent object.

source the object responsible for the event

Methods Summary
public abstract intgetDot()
Fetches the location of the caret.

the dot >= 0

public abstract intgetMark()
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