RFR: [WIP]8209788: Left/Right/Ctrl+A keys not working in editor of ComboBox if popup showing

Kevin Rushforth kcr at openjdk.java.net
Thu Jul 23 17:59:48 UTC 2020

On Sat, 11 Apr 2020 09:53:46 GMT, Ambarish Rapte <arapte at openjdk.org> wrote:

> The issue occurs because the key events are consumed by the `ListView` in `Popup`, which displays the items.
> This is a regression of [JDK-8077916](https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8077916). This change aadded several
> `KeyMapping`s for focus traversals to `ListView`, which consume the `Left`, `Right` and `Ctrl+A` key events.
> Fix:
> 1. Remove the four focus traversal arrow `KeyMapping`s from `ListViewBehavior`.
> 2. Add the `Ctrl + A` `KeyMapping` to `ListViewBehavior` only if the `ListView`'s selection mode is set to
> `SelectionMode.MULTIPLE`.  `ComboBox` uses the `ListView` with `SelectionMode.SINGLE` mode.
> Change unrelated to fix:
> `ComboBoxListViewBehavior` adds `KeyMapping` for `Up` and `Down` keys, which are not invoked when the `ComboBox` popup
> is showing. When the popup is shown, the Up and Down key events are handled by the `ListView` and the `KeyMapping` code
> from `ComboBoxListViewBehavior` does not get executed. These KeyMapping are removed. However this change is not needed
> for the fix. But this seems to be dead code.   Verification:
> Added new unit tests to verify the change.
> Also verified that the behavior ListView behaves same before and after this change.

Once the merge conflicts and review comments are addressed, I'll put this back on my review queue.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/172

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