How do I change the colour of a selected cell in a jTable?

I have a Jtable that displays URL names in one column. There are several problems I'm having. The effect I'm trying to achieve is this:
When the user runs the mouse over the URL name the cursor should change into a hand (similar to what happens in an HTML hyperlink). I'm aware that the Cursor class can set the cursor graphic so i figure that i need a listener of some sort on each cell (so the cursor can change from an arrow to a hand) and also one to indicate when the cursor is not on a cell (so that it can change from a hand back into an arrow). Is this the right track?
Also, I've looked at the DefaultTableCellRenderer class (which, as i understand it, is responsible for how each cell in the jtable is displayed) for a method that will allow me to set the background of a selected cell (or row or column). I require this because each time i select a cell (or row) it becomes highlighted in blue. I would rather it just remained white and changed the cursor to a hand. I know there exists a method for setting the background for an unselected cell but none for a selected cell. Again, I'm not sure if I'm going down the right track with this approach.
Lastly, if the cell has been selected (by a mouse click) the font of the writing in the cell (i.e. The name of the URL) should change. This shouldn't be too much of a problem I think.
I do not expect anyone to provide code to do all of this but some general pointers would be extremely helpful as I do not know if I'm thinking on the right track for any of this. Having some (limited) experience with Swing I doubt there is a simple way to do this but I can only hope!
there you can find some examples with CellRenderer's and so on ...
have fun

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