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MouseInfoPeer.javaAPI DocJava SE 5 API1787Fri Aug 26 14:56:56 BST 2005java.awt.peer

MouseInfoPeer.java

/*
 * @(#)MouseInfoPeer.java	1.2 03/12/19
 *
 * Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.
 * SUN PROPRIETARY/CONFIDENTIAL. Use is subject to license terms.
 */

package java.awt.peer;

import java.awt.Window;
import java.awt.Point;

/**
 * The peer interfaces are intended only for use in porting
 * the AWT. They are not intended for use by application
 * developers, and developers should not implement peers
 * nor invoke any of the peer methods directly on the peer
 * instances.
 */
public interface MouseInfoPeer {

    /**
     * This method does two things: it fills the point fields with
     * the current coordinates of the mouse cursor and returns the
     * number of the screen device where the pointer is located.
     * The number of the screen device is only returned for independent
     * devices (which are not parts of a virtual screen device).
     * For virtual screen devices, 0 is returned.
     * Mouse coordinates are also calculated depending on whether
     * or not the screen device is virtual. For virtual screen
     * devices, pointer coordinates are calculated in the virtual
     * coordinate system. Otherwise, coordinates are calculated in
     * the coordinate system of the screen device where the pointer
     * is located.
     * See java.awt.GraphicsConfiguration documentation for more 
     * details about virtual screen devices.
     */
    int fillPointWithCoords(Point point);

    /**
     * Returns whether or not the window is located under the mouse
     * pointer. The window is considered to be under the mouse pointer
     * if it is showing on the screen, and the mouse pointer is above
     * the part of the window that is not obscured by any other windows.
     */
    boolean isWindowUnderMouse(Window w);

}