Drag and drop image : MouseListener « Swing Event « Java Tutorial

Drag and drop image
import java.awt.Graphics;
import java.awt.Graphics2D;
import java.awt.Image;
import java.awt.Toolkit;
import java.awt.event.MouseEvent;
import java.awt.event.MouseMotionListener;

import javax.swing.JComponent;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.RepaintManager;

public class DragImage extends JComponent implements MouseMotionListener {
  static int imageWidth = 60, imageHeight = 60;
  int imageX, imageY;

  Image image;

  public DragImage(Image i) {
    image = i;

  public void mouseDragged(MouseEvent e) {
    imageX = e.getX();
    imageY = e.getY();

  public void mouseMoved(MouseEvent e) {

  public void paint(Graphics g) {
    Graphics2D g2 = (Graphics2D) g;

    g2.drawImage(image, imageX, imageY, this);

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    String imageFile = "A.jpg";
    // Turn off double buffering

    Image image = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getImage(DragImage.class.getResource(imageFile));
    image = image.getScaledInstance(imageWidth, imageHeight, Image.SCALE_DEFAULT);
    JFrame frame = new JFrame("DragImage");
    frame.getContentPane().add(new DragImage(image));
    frame.setSize(300, 300);

15.29.1.The MouseListener Interface
15.29.2.MouseListener and MouseEvent
15.29.3.Drag and drop imageDrag and drop image