mKorbel mKorbel - 11 months ago 72
Java Question

How to use TextAction

What are the purposes of using TextAction from AbstractAction? and how to use it for the following:

Answer Source

While composing this answer, I recalled a venerable HTMLDocumentEditor by Charles Bell that illustrates the typical usage of the subclasses found in javax.swing.text.TextAction. That editor is listed among the credits of Metaphase Editor. This related example showing actions found in StyledEditorKit follows the same approach. All such actions are suitable for Key Bindings, and all operate on the current selection maintained by the Caret, whenever possible.