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Thread: KeyListener isn't working while jFrame not active

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    Default KeyListener isn't working while jFrame not active

    How can I work keylistener while jFrame not active. Please help me.


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    Default Re: KeyListener isn't working while jFrame not active

    A JFrame will not receive key events if it does not have the focus.

    There are methods that allow you to request the focus though. The API is your friend.
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    Default Re: KeyListener isn't working while jFrame not active

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinWorkman View Post
    A JFrame will not receive key events if it does not have the focus.

    There are methods that allow you to request the focus though. The API is your friend.
    Alright! How I can listen key events while jFrame not active.

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    Default Re: KeyListener isn't working while jFrame not active

    Quote Originally Posted by aslanali555 View Post
    Alright! How I can listen key events while jFrame not active.
    You can't. At least not without JNI. What problem are you trying to solve?

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    Nevermind, looks like I'm wasting my time here.

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