<AWT Dev> Review request for JDK-8032961: A JTextField of an applet loses the abillity to receive the focus under certain circumstances.

mikhail cherkasov mikhail.cherkasov at oracle.com
Wed Apr 9 12:57:45 UTC 2014

Hi Anthony,

this problem is specific only for applets and doesn't touch usual 
now I think the best place for this code is PluginEmbeddedFrame.
I'll check this...


On 4/9/2014 3:08 PM, Anthony Petrov wrote:
> Hi Michail,
> Instead of handling the WINDOW_CLOSED event in the CEmbeddedFrame 
> class, can we make the Dialog peer do something upon closing? From 
> Java perspective, the Dialog knows about its parent, so at the peer's 
> level the dialog peer could simply call a method in the CEmbeddedFrame 
> when the dialog is closing.
> -- 
> best regards,
> Anthony
> On 4/9/2014 3:02 PM, mikhail cherkasov wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> please review the fix:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcherkas/8032961/jdk9/webrev.00/
>> for the following bug:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8032961
>> The problem is that  when we create modal dialog we can't set the
>>   whole browser as its parent window, due some limitation of browser 
>> API.
>>   So that means we have to emulate modal dialog behavior.
>>   When modal dialog is opened applet reject focus events - so the 
>> applet in
>>   browser can not become active while modal dialog is opened.
>> As result we can get in situation when modal dialog is closed, but
>> applet is inactive
>> and doesn't recognize any user input.
>> The fix tracks closing modal dialogs and if browser active it activates
>> applet too.
>> Thanks,
>> Mikhail.

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