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Disable automatic search in Tables [message #462553] Thu, 13 October 2005 15:08 Go to next message
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the search function (pressing keys on an active table) is
quite nice, but I do want the key strokes processed by
my application. Is there any way to prevent a table
from getting the key strokes?

Re: Disable automatic search in Tables [message #462703 is a reply to message #462553] Mon, 17 October 2005 14:13 Go to previous message
Grant Gayed is currently offline Grant GayedFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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Hi Bernd,

Assuming that I understand the question correctly, you can do the following:

table.addKeyListener(new KeyListener() {
public void keyReleased(KeyEvent e) {
public void keyPressed(KeyEvent e) {
e.doit = false; // cancels selection change


"Bernd J
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