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Text Areas and Default and Styled Text Editor Kits

The following table lists the keyboard operations for text areas and the default and styled text editor kits. For details on the appearance and behavior of these components, see Text Areas, Default Editor Kit, and Styled Text Editor Kit.

 

Keyboard Operation Action
Up arrow Moves insertion point up one line
Down arrow Moves insertion point down one line
Left arrow Moves insertion point to the left one component or character
Right arrow Moves insertion point to the right one component or character
Page Up Moves up one information pane
Page Down Moves down one information pane
Ctrl-PgUp Moves left one information pane
Ctrl-PgDn Moves right one information pane
Home Moves to beginning of line
End Moves to end of row or line
Ctrl-Home Moves to beginning of data
Ctrl-End Moves to end of data
Ctrl-left arrow Moves to beginning of previous word
Ctrl-right arrow Moves to beginning of next word
Ctrl-A, Ctrl-/ Selects all
Ctrl-\ Deselects all
Shift-up arrow Extends selection up one line
Shift-down arrow Extends selection down one line
Shift-left arrow Extends selection left one character
Shift-right arrow Extends selection right one character
Shift-PgUp Extends selection up one information pane
Shift-PgDn Extends selection down one information pane
Ctrl-Shift-PgUp Extends selection to the left one information pane
Ctrl-Shift-PgDn Extends selection to the right one information pane
Shift-Home Extends selection to beginning of line
Shift-End Extends selection to end of line
Ctrl-Shift-Home Extends selection to beginning of data
Ctrl-Shift-End Extends selection to end of data
Ctrl-Shift-right arrow Extends selection to next word
Ctrl-Shift-left arrow Extends selection to previous word




Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines, second edition.
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