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How to handle many events ?

Eusebio Floriano
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Joined: Mar 07, 2004
Posts: 237
Hi folks,

I would like to know how to handle events in forms with many controls.
For example, there is a short-cut "XXX" associated with an event and
every control should handle it.
How is the best way to handle it ? Is there any pattern for it ?


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Stuart Gray
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Joined: Apr 21, 2005
Posts: 410
This might be possible using Action class (javax.swing.Action). Theres a section in the Java Tutorial on it, but the last time I checked it wasn't very complete.
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