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kallam reddy
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Joined: Feb 04, 2002
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i have a tabbed pane.it has five tabs.on control + tab ihave to show next tab like that.
how to do this.tab does not fire any event ?
how it is possible?
Terence Doyle
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Joined: May 30, 2001
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Hi Kalam,
You have to add a KeyListener to your applicacion ( if the keys work all the time ) or to the JTabbedPane ( if the keys only work when the tabbedPane has focus).
Once you do that the component is listening for the KeyEvent ( all keys - including tab fire events )
Here's some (untested) sample code;


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kallam reddy
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Joined: Feb 04, 2002
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thanks for reply, but if focus on tabben pane then only it fires keyevent.
i want to show next tab on click of control+tab from any of the fields in the form.
where to register key event and how to do this?
 
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