public interface KeyListener extends EventListener
KeyAdapterclass (overriding only the methods of interest).
The listener object created from that class is then registered with a
component using the component's
method. A keyboard event is generated when a key is pressed, released,
or typed. The relevant method in the listener
object is then invoked, and the
KeyEvent is passed to it.
void keyTyped(KeyEvent e)
KeyEventfor a definition of a key typed event.
void keyPressed(KeyEvent e)
KeyEventfor a definition of a key pressed event.
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