Re: [dwm] text focus issues in java text fields

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 12:57:13 +0100

Note, I will investigate into the Java compliance issue again in
January. I hope that we will get some usable workaround for the
broken XToolkit, that we can get rid of the MToolkit. My
favorized solution might be a JDK-fix. I once already was about
starting to hack of the XToolkit, but got interrupted
for some reason.


On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 10:45:53AM -0800, Albert Cardona wrote:
> Hi all,
> I understand that java applications have to be run under
> AWT_TOOLKIT=MToolkit, fine, and I do so.
> What I don't understand is why I can type just fine into a JTextPane
> when newly created,
> but the moment someone else gets the focus and then I return back to it,
> there is no way
> to type text in it -despite the cursor blinking, despite being able to
> select text in it and paste it elsewhere, despite being able to paste
> text in it, and despite being able to even call the popup menu on it.
> Typing just doesn't work anymore after being defocused only once.
> Has anyone else experienced this situation? Is there any workaround?
> Thanks for any help.
> Albert
> --
> Albert Cardona

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