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IDE debugger : trap events
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Posted By:   Sharmila_Kannangara
Posted On:   Monday, March 19, 2001 06:40 AM


Is there a way in the IDE debugger to trap or "break" on events ? I would like to have some way of monitoring the EventQueue and break on specific Swing events.



Thank you.



Sharmila

Re: IDE debugger : trap events

Posted By:   Eric_Rizzo  
Posted On:   Friday, November 30, 2001 01:39 PM

You can set breakpoints at strategic places in the Swing/AWT code. For example, if you want to break when a particular type of even is created, set a breakpoint in the constructor of that event class.

Alternatively, if you want to break where the event is actually handled (probably more useful), set a breakpoint in EventDispatchThread or EventQueue.
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