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Rahul Mahindrakar
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hi ,
I am looking for a small program which can tell me when the tab key has been pressed.
checked out VK_TAB but things did not work
 
Carl Trusiak
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The Tutorial How to Write a Key Listener has code which should get you on your way. Also there is a note about a bug in jdk1.2 associated with text fields and the keytyped event so, this may be the cause of your problem.
Hope this helps
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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