Keylistener not working for JPanel

If you search this problem, you’ll see that it is asked and has been solved many times.

  • KeyListeners need to be on the focused component to work. One solution is to give your component the focus after first making it focusable.
  • Better by a long shot however is to use Key Bindings. Google the tutorial on this.

Please have a look at my answer to this question for more on this, including many of the gory details.

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