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The following table lists the keyboard operations for text fields. For details on this component, see Text Fields.
|Right arrow||Moves insertion point one character to the right|
|Left arrow||Moves insertion point one character to the left|
|Ctrl-right arrow||Moves insertion point to beginning of next word|
|Ctrl-left arrow||Moves insertion point to beginning of current word, or, if insertion point is already at the beginning of the current word, moves it to the beginning of the previous word|
|Home||Moves insertion point to beginning of text field|
|End||Moves insertion point to end of text field|
|Shift-Home||Extends selection to beginning of line|
|Shift-End||Extends selection to end of line|
|Shift-left arrow||Extends selection one character to the left|
|Shift-right arrow||Extends selection one character to the right|
|Ctrl-Shift--left arrow||Extends selection to previous word|
|Ctrl-Shift--right arrow||Extends selection to next word|
|Ctrl-A||Selects all characters in the text field|
|Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines, second edition.
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