Applets: key events, OBJECT/EMBED

Stefan Reich stefan.reich.maker.of.eye at
Wed Jan 15 17:34:11 PST 2014

btw, I am calling:


in the applet. And the KeyListener is registered directly on the Applet
object. I sometimes see that the applet is not even grabbing the keyboard
focus - the cursor stays in the location bar, for example.

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 2:31 AM, Stefan Reich <
stefan.reich.maker.of.eye at> wrote:

> Hi again...
> I am almost totally fed up with the state of applets in browsers these
> days :[
> IcedTea/Firefox with APPLET tag: works generally, but: key events do not
> work at all. (They work in appletviewer.) See here:
> (Try clicking on the
> text and then pressing left key or right key.)
> Also, still there is the 100% CPU problem. I tried kill -3 with that, but
> it only stops the plug-in (instead of printing a stack trace)...
> IcedTea/Firefox with OBJECT/EMBED tag: Just hangs. Gray area. Check here:
> Weirdly, I've seen the OBJECT/EMBED version work, for example here:
> This is all really confusing... :[
> Cheers,
> Stefan
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