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From Roger and Beth Whitcomb <RogerandB...@rbwhitcomb.com>
Subject Re: Drag frames beyond app window?
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2016 03:11:22 GMT
Hi Josh,

     Yes it is, but it is complicated.  You basically have to create a 
new top-level JFrame, and host the Pivot window inside that, and do the 
message passing by hooking up listeners, etc.  We have done it in our 
application, and I hope to be able to submit the code at some point, but 
it is not ready yet (still some proprietary bits in there still).  I'm 
not even sure I could send our code to you in a way that would be 
helpful (i.e., that you could build).  But what we did was based on some 
of the example code that is already there, so you could potentially 
reinvent it ....

     Let me see if I can at least point you to the example code, but it 
will have to wait until next week for me ...



On 6/8/16 11:27 AM, Josh Highley wrote:
> Is it possible to create a non-modal frame (or similar) that can be 
> dragged outside the main application window?
> For example, I have a log console Frame and some other non-modal info 
> Frames that a user can show/hide.  I want them to be able to drag it 
> out from in front of the main application window, like to another 
> monitor.  At the moment, the Frames will get cutoff when they pass the 
> edge of the underlying app window.
> Thanks,
> Josh

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