Module java.desktop

Class MenuKeyEvent

All Implemented Interfaces:

public class MenuKeyEvent extends KeyEvent
MenuKeyEvent is used to notify interested parties that the menu element has received a KeyEvent forwarded to it in a menu tree.

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 JavaBeans has been added to the java.beans package. Please see XMLEncoder.

  • Constructor Details

    • MenuKeyEvent

      public MenuKeyEvent(Component source, int id, long when, int modifiers, int keyCode, char keyChar, MenuElement[] p, MenuSelectionManager m)
      Constructs a MenuKeyEvent object.
      source - the Component that originated the event (typically this)
      id - an int specifying the type of event, as defined in KeyEvent
      when - a long identifying the time the event occurred
      modifiers - an int specifying any modifier keys held down, as specified in InputEvent
      keyCode - an int specifying the specific key that was pressed
      keyChar - a char specifying the key's character value, if any -- null if the key has no character value
      p - an array of MenuElement objects specifying a path to a menu item affected by the drag
      m - a MenuSelectionManager object that handles selections
  • Method Details

    • getPath

      public MenuElement[] getPath()
      Returns the path to the menu item referenced by this event.
      an array of MenuElement objects representing the path value
    • getMenuSelectionManager

      public MenuSelectionManager getMenuSelectionManager()
      Returns the current menu selection manager.
      a MenuSelectionManager object