Drag and Drop - Swing Compatibility
pavel.safrata at oracle.com
Sun Apr 7 23:46:16 PDT 2013
The purpose JFXPanel, including SwingDnD, is to make FX features work
above Swing, not providing Swing features to FX...
On 26.3.2013 20:00, Scott Palmer wrote:
> Yes. That's it. The thing is that the SwingDnD support for JavaFX is bridging the gap somehow already. Is it doing something evil?
> On 2013-03-26, at 2:39 PM, Pavel Safrata <pavel.safrata at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hello Scott,
>> this is it, isn't it?
>> On 26.3.2013 18:28, Scott Palmer wrote:
>>> I'm porting my mixed Swing/JavaFX app to full JavaFX. One thing I can do in the application is drag an object from a JTree and drop it into my Scene.
>>> Swing allows me to have an arbitrary Java Object as the data in the Transferrable. When dropped this shows up in a DragBoard with MIME type "application/x-java-serialized-object" with the object instance as the data. The drop proceeds fine.
>>> Here's the catch. The data object is NOT serializable. When I try to create the equivalent DragBoard from the JavaFX side it throws an exception saying as much as soon as I call setContent on the DragBoard.
>>> How did Swing manage to create the DragBoard? Can I do the same?
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