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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.swt.events
Class MouseEvent

java.lang.Object
  extended by 

java.util.EventObject
      extended by org.eclipse.swt.internal.SWTEventObject
          extended by 

org.eclipse.swt.events.TypedEvent
              extended by 
org.eclipse.swt.events.MouseEvent
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
DragDetectEvent

public class MouseEvent
extends TypedEvent

Instances of this class are sent whenever mouse related actions occur. This includes mouse buttons being pressed and released, the mouse pointer being moved and the mouse pointer crossing widget boundaries.

Note: The button field is an integer that represents the mouse button number. This is not the same as the SWT mask constants BUTTONx.

See Also:
MouseListener, MouseMoveListener, MouseTrackListener, Sample code and further information, Serialized Form

Field Summary
 int button
          the button that was pressed or released; 1 for the first button, 2 for the second button, and 3 for the third button, etc.
 int count
          the number times the mouse has been clicked, as defined by the operating system; 1 for the first click, 2 for the second click and so on.
 int stateMask
          the state of the keyboard modifier keys and mouse masks at the time the event was generated.
 int x
          the widget-relative, x coordinate of the pointer at the time the mouse button was pressed or released
 int y
          the widget-relative, y coordinate of the pointer at the time the mouse button was pressed or released
 
Fields inherited from class org.eclipse.swt.events. TypedEvent
data, display, time, widget
 
Fields inherited from class java.util. EventObject
source
 
Constructor Summary
MouseEvent ( Event e)
          Constructs a new instance of this class based on the information in the given untyped event.
 
Method Summary
  String toString ()
          Returns a string containing a concise, human-readable description of the receiver.
 
Methods inherited from class java.util. EventObject
getSource
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang. Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

button

public int button
the button that was pressed or released; 1 for the first button, 2 for the second button, and 3 for the third button, etc.


stateMask

public int stateMask
the state of the keyboard modifier keys and mouse masks at the time the event was generated.


x

public int x
the widget-relative, x coordinate of the pointer at the time the mouse button was pressed or released


y

public int y
the widget-relative, y coordinate of the pointer at the time the mouse button was pressed or released


count

public int count
the number times the mouse has been clicked, as defined by the operating system; 1 for the first click, 2 for the second click and so on.

Since:
3.3
Constructor Detail

MouseEvent

public MouseEvent(
Event e)
Constructs a new instance of this class based on the information in the given untyped event.

Parameters:
e - the untyped event containing the information
Method Detail

toString

public 
String toString()
Returns a string containing a concise, human-readable description of the receiver.

Overrides:
toString in class TypedEvent
Returns:
a string representation of the event

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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