Using Native Drag and Drop with GEF

Native drag and drop provides the ability to drag data from one GUI object to another GUI object, which could potentially be in another application. GEF allows access to the operating system's underlying drag and drop infrastructure through SWT. This article will provide an in-depth look at GEF's drag and drop functionality and show some simple examples of how to take advantage of this API.

Categories: User interface, Modeling, Graphical Editing Framework (GEF), Framework

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August 2003
by Eric Bordeau