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From Sean Ferguson <>
Subject Re: [JELLY] Key listeners
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2003 16:58:14 GMT

 From looking at the ActionTag source code, I am confused as to how I'd 
"fiddle with the actionMap and keymap."  Perhaps you can clarify that 
for me?



Paul Libbrecht wrote:
> Sean Ferguson wrote:
>> Is there a way to add a key listener to a swing textField?  An action 
>> only gets called if an Enter is pressed, but I also want to catch 
>> other keypresses.
> Sean,
> I don't think KeyListeners are a good thing to use as they are very 
> low-level (hence may turn-out slow in Jelly I would fear). But an action 
> can be attached to any keypress for any Swing component. You just have 
> to fiddle with the actionMap and keymap (with names in the middle).
> Paul
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