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Listening for enterkey with any component in focus

Gulshan Singh
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Joined: Apr 22, 2009
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I need my program to listen for an enter keypress at a certain point, but I want it to listen for it regardless of what component is in focus. I know how to do this for a certain component, like component.addKeyListener(this), but that only captures the keypress when that component is in focus. I need the program to capture it regardless of which component is in focus.
Rob Camick
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Generally, this is done by specify a default button for the form. Then when Enter is pressed the ActionListener association with that button will be executed. You assign the defult button using:



 
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