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Ravi Sathish
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Hi Ranchers,

Has anyone tried to add TransferHandler for JTree which implements DnD Listeners too.

I implement DnD behaviors using DnD listeners. I want to support a feature where in user can drag and drop a file/directory from outside the JVM. in such cases I'm getting the following exception:

This thing has been traced to
sun bug 4378091 .
I have java 1.4 even though this bug is fixed in Tiger. I tried all workarounds prescribed

I would dearly appreciate any suggestions/workarounds

TIA
 
Ravi Sathish
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The problem atleast in my case that I had missed acceptDrop() call. hope it may useful to somebody searching for this kind of functionality.

So bottom line for JTree

Go for TransferHandler if you need basic functionality with default Drag & Drop behaviors;

Implement DragGestureListener,DragSourceListener,DropTargetListener if you need better control & functionality especially viz. drag & drop

Anyways the code to handle file drop:

[ August 09, 2005: Message edited by: Ravi Sathish ]
 
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