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Removing specific highlighted Area [message #1748851] Tue, 29 November 2016 10:50
Aziz Hohenheim is currently offline Aziz HohenheimFriend
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Registered: November 2016
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Hello community,

I created a small UI application using Java SWT.
The UI contains a JTextArea where specific text parts should be highlighted. I was to able to implement this functionality, so there aren't any issues so far:

Highlighter highlighter = requestPositionTextArea.getHighlighter();
HighlightPainter painter =  new DefaultHighlighter.DefaultHighlightPainter(Color.cyan);

...
highlighter.addHighlight(startIndex, endIndex,painter);


As you can see I am using two Integer values startIndex and [endIndex
to highlight a specific part.

Can anyone tell me how I could delete exactly this part of the highlight again?
I saw other examples but they remove all highlights at once which I don't want to do.

Best regards,
Aziz Hohenheim
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