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java_howto thread: Dragging files from explorer into a java applet.


Message #1 by "Gareth Daniel" <gareth_daniel@h...> on Sat, 17 Mar 2001 12:23:42
I was under the impession, due to security reasons, a java applet cannot
access native files.

-----Original Message-----
From: Gareth Daniel <gareth_daniel@h...>
To: Java How-To <java_howto@p...>
Date: Sunday, March 18, 2001 9:13 PM
Subject: [java_howto] Dragging files from explorer into a java applet.


>I understand there are several bugs with catching drop events whilst in a
>java applet.  I was wondering if anyone had any success in creating a java
>applet that runs in a browser (not just appletviewer), which accepts files
>that are dragged into the browser (onto the applet) from the desktop.  The
>files will then be sent to the server.
>
>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>Thanks
>Gareth


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