Java Platform 1.2
Beta 4

Class java.util.EventObject

Direct Known Subclasses:
AWTEvent, BeanContextEvent, CaretEvent, ChangeEvent, DragGestureEvent, DragSourceEvent, DropTargetEvent, HyperlinkEvent, ListDataEvent, ListSelectionEvent, MenuEvent, PopupMenuEvent, PropertyChangeEvent, TableColumnModelEvent, TableModelEvent, TreeExpansionEvent, TreeModelEvent, TreeSelectionEvent, UndoableEditEvent

public class EventObject
extends Object
implements Serializable

The Event class is the abstract root class from which all event state objects shall be derived.

All Event's are constructed with a reference to the object, the "source", that is logically deemed to be the object upon which the Event in question initially occurred upon.

See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
protected  Object source
Constructor Summary
EventObject(Object source)
          Constructs a prototypical Event
Method Summary
 Object getSource()
 String toString()
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone , equals , finalize , getClass , hashCode , notify , notifyAll , wait , wait , wait

Field Detail


protected transient Object source
Constructor Detail


public EventObject(Object source)
Constructs a prototypical Event
source - The object that the Event occurred upon.
Method Detail


public Object getSource()
The object that the Event initially occurred upon.


public String toString()
toString in class Object

Java Platform 1.2
Beta 4

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