addKeyListener is NOT working

From: (Lars Willich)
23 May 2006 17:14:31 GMT
When I press a key the keyPressed() procedure is NOT called. Why ?
In contrast the button events working successfully.

Possible the key-Event is not forwarded to the "outer" level.
How do I forward these events otherwise?

public class xxx extends JFrame implements ActionListener, KeyListener {
      boolean inAnApplet = true;

      public xxx() {
         addWindowListener(new WindowAdapter() {
               public void windowClosing(WindowEvent e) {
                   if (inAnApplet) {
                   } else {
      public void keyPressed(KeyEvent e) {
     System.out.println("In KeyPressed"); // never reached !!
     ... }
     public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
        System.out.println("In ActPerf"); //reached !!
        ... }

   public static void main(String args[]) {
      xxx window = new xxx();


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