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Getting SHIFT key state

Kemal Sokolovic

Joined: Jun 19, 2010
Posts: 825

Ok, similar problem as the one I posted here couple of months ago...
Is there a way to know when the SHIFT is down?
I'm implementing some graphics editor, so I added MouseWheelListener to my drawing surface (extended from JPanel). When user scrolls up/down, all content is scrolled up/down. The effect I want to achieve is that when user holds SHIFT key and scrolls up/down, content is scrolled right/left.

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Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14688

By calling isShiftDown() on the event passed to your listener ?

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Kemal Sokolovic

Joined: Jun 19, 2010
Posts: 825

Oh... so simple... :-/
My bad... thanks!
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