Filedialogs in JavaFX-Applet under MacOS
adanecito at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 5 20:12:11 UTC 2014
I have not tried SWT FileDialog I use the awt FileDialog else I would get my app rejected.
On Thursday, September 4, 2014 7:49 PM, Stefan Fuchs <snfuchs at gmx.de> wrote:
has anyone got an filedialog working under MacOS in an JavaFX-Applet?
What I tried so far:
-> FileChooser always opens right behind the browser (see
https://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-28820), where no user will find it.
Same code works fine on Windows
2.Swing-JFileChooser / AWT-FileChooser:
-> Throws " java.awt.HeadlessException“ exception under Java 7
I read https://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-20784
<https://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-20784> , but for me it is not
clear, whether there is a workaround for Java 7.
I could try to convince users to upgrade to Java 8, but if you visit
http://java.com you'll see, it is currently nearly impossible for end
users to download Java 8. The site still talks about Java 8 being a test
release targeted towards developers, links to jdk, the download page is
not localized, user must choose correct file, ....
Anyway, JFileChooser works fine on Windows
-> Closing the dialog throws NPE, then the Java-plugin crashes with an
You get the song: Works fine on Windows
Sorry, if the above sounds like a rant, but finding a solution can be
So any advice of how to get one of the above to work or about an
alternative solution is very much appreciated.
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