Re: Copy/Paste Problem in JDialog

"Rohit Gupta" <>
27 Jul 2006 10:30:47 -0700

Huh? You can have a JFrame (application) that pops
a JDialog which can copy/paste, with no problem.

But if you mean to have the unsigned applet pop a
JFrame, you will hit the exact same problem as with
the unsigned applet showing a JDialog.

'Security sand-box - cannot copy'

I am popping up a JFrame which has a TextArea and I can copy, paste
from it. I don't get the Security problem.
Also in the bug as told by Nigel

says that only when you try to use the Modal property you get the
problem. I am getting it able to work using a Frame.

Try this sscce (It's the same one as yours with some further
modification :-) )

//sscce start

 import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import javax.swing.*;

public class DialogApplet
  extends JApplet
  implements ActionListener {

  JFrame frame;

  public void init() {
    JButton b = new JButton("Show Frame");

  public void actionPerformed( ActionEvent ie ) {

    JTextArea ta = new JTextArea("Yes, I can copy this for sure!");
    frame = new JFrame("Copy frame");

  public static void main(String[] args) {
          JFrame f = new JFrame( "Dialog Copy test" );
          DialogApplet applet = new DialogApplet();

//sscce ends

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