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Posts: 15
Registered: ‎11-06-2008
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x,y coordinates of caret

Is there an api for determining the x,y coordinates of the caret in an editField? I would like to make a context menu appear at that location.


This would obviously only be required for the touch screen device(s).




Posts: 4,764
Registered: ‎07-21-2008
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Re: x,y coordinates of caret

I think you will find that the the clipping rectangle will bracket the caret, or at least put you in the general area.


Override the paint() method in your field, and use Graphic.getClippingRectangle().