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    nikkka is offline Member
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    Default JTextArea's KeyListener' overloaded method works only once... what can be a problem?

    I have a KeyListener added to JTextPane that is supposed to react when SPACE is pressed. I have this code, but it works only for one space...
    Java Code:
    		@Override public void keyReleased(KeyEvent e) {
    				System.out.println("SPACE is pressed!");
    Now, when I enter "asdf " it reacts properly, but if I continue typing and go "asdf asdf " than nothing happens... Why? I mean, it should react on second space, shouldn't it? :S

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    doWhile is offline Moderator
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    I think you are going to have to post an SSCCE that demonstrates the problem, as this may not be enough information to deduce the problem. Further, while its not clear what your goal is with the KeyListener, a JTextComponent has other means through which to track user changes which might be more appropriate and flexible (DocumentListener, CaretListener, custom Document, etc...)

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