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    Default Need to hijack JMenu's display of its items

    I have a Java/Swing application with a typical menu bar and I really need to be able to customize the menu items on the fly (as the menu is being displayed). Sounds like it should be simple but I cannot figure out how to preempt the normal menu functionality. Is there a hook in JMenu (or JMenuItem) that allows me to register a listener to make adjustments to the menu item? I took a quick look into extending the Swing classes but that looks like a nontrivial effort.
    Any advice will be appreciated.

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    Default Re: Need to hijack JMenu's display of its items

    Maybe what you're looking for is JMenu#getPopupMenu()#addPopupMenuListener(...)#pop upMenuWillBecomeVisible(...).

    To get better help sooner, post a SSCCE (Short, Self Contained, Correct (Compilable), Example) that demonstrates the problem.

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