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I know this is not the GUI forum but i believe this question fits better in the beginning forum(I think;) )

I have created a GUI that moves it's position when one of the buttons is pushed ("R" right ,"L" left, "U"up ,and "D" down).

My first try was written like this

using the currentPositionh and currentPositionW , when the component was dragged and then clicked, it would go back to the last position the component was clicked to. instead of
starting from the current position on the screen where it was dragged to.

however while trying to figure out how to fix the problem i tried this:

Using the getX() and getY() directly in the if statement, the window got it's actual "current position" and started from there, and no longer jumped back to the last position it was formerly clicked to.

can someone explain to me why that is?

WAIT! i lied, it no longer jumps back BUT it doesn't go right left up and down but diagonal and not UP at all?? guess i need to work on it some more (SORRY).

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