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set F11 key as mnemonic for jButton

Carl John
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It is possible to set F11 key as Jbutton mnemonic ...? If so ,Please guide me..!


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Rob Spoor
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As a mnemonic, no. Mnemonics are keys that will be activated when you press Alt. For instance, 'X' would be the mnemonic if Alt+X would activate the button.

What you want is what is an accelerator in menu items. This doesn't exist for other* buttons, but you can use key bindings instead. Check out the Java tutorial for more information.


* JMenuItem extends AbstractButton so technically it's a button


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