Re: Newbie again. "Java Keyboard input" is a failure as a google search. What isn't?

From: (Stefan Ram)
19 Jul 2010 12:43:42 GMT
<> (Stefan Ram) writes:

Swing should already be set up to accept any common
Unicode-character from the keyboard and display any common
Unicode-character in the GUI, well at least every character
from ISO-8859-1.

public class Main implements java.lang.Runnable, java.awt.event.ActionListener
{ static final javax.swing.JFrame frame = new javax.swing.JFrame();
  static final javax.swing.JTextField input = new javax.swing.JTextField();

  public void run()
  { input.addActionListener( this );
    frame.add( input ); frame.pack(); frame.setVisible(true); }

  public void actionPerformed( final java.awt.event.ActionEvent event )
  { javax.swing.JOptionPane.showMessageDialog( frame, input.getText() );
    System.exit( 0 ); }

  public static void main( final String[] args )
  { javax.swing.SwingUtilities.invokeLater( new Main() ); }}

  1. Text can be entered (edited) and terminated with the return key.
  2. Text will be displayed in a message box.
  3. User presses [OK].
  4. Program terminates.

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