JDK-8071705 : Java application menu misbehaves when running multiple screen stacked vertically
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.swing
  • Affected Version: 9
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2015-01-27
  • Updated: 2020-10-06
  • Resolved: 2015-02-11
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7u271Fixed 8u60Fixed 9 b54Fixed
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Description
JMenu miscalculates the position of the Popup origin when running on multiple monitors and those monitors are stacked vertically (one over the other).

The code that calculates the position for the popup does not account the screen bounds relative y coordinate, resulting in application that have popups on the bottom side of the second screen to have their popup growing upward even if there is space downward.
Comments
Here is the proposed patch to fix the issue: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~neugens/8071705/webrev.00/
27-01-2015