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Lucas Smith
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Hi,

I know that only the focused component can register events from the keyboard. But I have read that there is a method which can handle every key strokes from the keyboard.

I have JFrame object. I want to register "ctrl + plus" key strokes. Can anyone give me an example of the code? I would really appreciate it!


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Campbell Ritchie
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Is this about key listeners any use to you?
Lucas Smith
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Thanks. I will analyze that and give you a response.
Darryl Burke
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Also take a look at key bindings and Rob Camick's Global Event Listeners.


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