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what is focusable?

 
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Im not sure what this means in the component class
 
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whether the component can be the focus owner, generally for keyboard input.

e.g. a 'Snake' game, displayed on a JPanel, where the snake follows the
up/down/left/right arrow keys, will not work because the default 'focusable'
is false. Add 'panel.setFocusable(true)' and it works.
 
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thanks vey much for your help
 
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