What would be the easiest way to use the TAB key to move around the cells in a JTable? Pressing TAB will call the Swing Focus Manager to transfer focus out of the table instead of shifting to the next cell. Listening for key strokes in this case will not work since the Focus Manager gets the first report of the TAB key and consumes it.
For customizing the look of your lightweight component and making it look lucid like it was made of glass.
Or: how to make your component more Apple-ish ;)
This tip assumes your component to be of rectangular shape and completely opaque.
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