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Set Focus Order

  Asked By: Kuhaylah    Date: Mar 25    Category: Java    Views: 1048

I am working on a form with several text fields and input
components. When I try to tab to the next field in the form the
focus switches in a weird order. How do I set the form so when tab
is pressed the form goes to the next field from left to right and top
to bottom? The only way I see to do it now is to do a FocusListener
for each input component. This seems ridiculous and a lot of work
for such a simple feature. I am thinking there must be an easier way.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Edwin Chavez     Answered On: Mar 25

I figured it out.
It depends on the order  the elements are added to the panel. The
function setNextFocusableCOmponent(Component) is useful as well.

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