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TabbedPane cycling

Sege Stephen
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Joined: Oct 06, 2007
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I would like to implement TabbedPane cycling for my Gui. If you look at firefox or IE 7, and you have many tabs opened, you can navigate using ctrl + tab, I would like this type of functionality in my Application. I have search online and cannot find anything, I can actually use short key by assigning a tab a number - ie Alt + 1 , for tab 1 ; Alt + 2 , for tab 2; Alt + 3 , for tab 3 and so on...... but that is not so cool. if you do control + tab, it is better that way..

Text books don't usually mention these things, if you have a reference code, it would be better.

Rob Camick
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Joined: Jun 13, 2009
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To understand why the above works check out the Key Bindings entry.
I agree. Here's the link:
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