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6 Replies Latest reply: Mar 8, 2013 9:18 AM by Peter Quiring RSS

BUG : JTextArea cursor leaves trails while scrolling

Peter Quiring Newbie
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Editing large text files (1000+ lines) in a JTextArea when you scroll up/down with the keyboard sometimes the cursor leaves a trail (intermittently).

I've attached a sample screen shot to show the problem. It only seems to happen in Windows. In the image I'm holding in the down arrow key.

[Screen shot|https://6cc0e26a-a-62cb3a1a-s-sites.googlegroups.com/site/pquiring/images/bug.png]

This bug seemed to begin around Java 6 Update 14. I've posted a bug report before but never got any attention.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

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