Tab order in the internal JPanel

Posted on 2007-11-29
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Last Modified: 2013-12-29
Hello, experts,

I have a JPanel inside of my JFrame, and I am setting tabbing order for it. I have done the regular FocusTraversalPolicy operations which always work in the main container. However, for the internal one, it is not used nor called in the debugger.

Anything I could be missing?

Thank you.
Question by:kerzner
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ID: 20375636
You mean Z-order!

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ID: 20375691
Look in the JAVADOC for
JPanel.getComponentZOrder(Component k);
JPanel.setComponentZOrder(Component k);


Author Comment

ID: 20375891
No, I mean tab order of components in one screen
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ID: 20380266
For any TAB-order (that's a Microsoft Visual Studio term) or Z-order,
apply those calls to the container.

So, for an entire application: the frame.
For the entire screen: the Desktop.


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ID: 20382259
I am sorry, do you know what we are talking about?

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