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tracing mouse button click (left-middle-right)

 
Sanjay Vhavlle
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Hi All
I am using mouse listener interface in a simple java applete. I could trave all the mouse events, eg. the click event. But I want to trace which button is pressed, eg. left - middle - right
how can i trace the button from click event. Is there any 1 who can help me out. Thanks in advance

Sanjay
 
mark bernard
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You have to use the method getModifiers():
public void mousePressed(MouseEvent e) {
if(e.getModifiers()==InputEvent.BUTTON1_MASK) {
System.out.println("Left button");
}
if(e.getModifiers()==InputEvent.BUTTON2_MASK) {
System.out.println("Center button");
}
if(e.getModifiers()==InputEvent.BUTTON3_MASK) {
System.out.println("Right button");
}
}
 
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