Drag N Drop in Windows XP

Stanley Nguyen stanley.nguyen@gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 08:31:00 GMT 2007

>>> Drag and Drog is governed by the window manager, so how did you start
>>> Xwin and your java application?
>> I use the standard startxwin.bat to start Cygwin X Server.  I believe it
>> is "%RUN% XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error" by default.
>> Then I telnet into my Linux box.  From there, I launch my java app which
>> is Swing-based.  The java app is then open in a different window.  The
>> app is working perfect in all aspects except for Drag-N-Drop.
> Drag and Drop is working here with that setup. Which application do you
> use? (i tested with azureus and java 1.6, don't know if it uses swing)
> Maybe try -rootless instead of -multiwindow for a test.

ok, I figure out how to make this work.  I have to use either fullscreen or 
rootless to start the XWin, then I also have to run twm.  After that, 
drag-n-drop works.  Thanks for your help 

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