Dimitri Missoh
enthusiastic technologist and problem solver

January 25th, 2009

Interested in any key events of an SWT Application?

There is actually a way to achieve that. In an appropriate location of your code add:

Display.getDefault().addFilter(SWT.KeyDown, listener);

where the listener to implement can look like:

Listener listener = new Listener() {
   public void handleEvent(Event event) {
      // do some amazing things with the event

Don’t forget to unregister your listener on dispose.

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