Hi, Use the class "java.awt.event.KeyEvent" to trap alt, ctrl and del events, you could also use methods from InputEvent, such as isAltDown() and isControlDown(). You have to obviously implement KeyListener or extend KeyAdapter to trap the events. Cheerio
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