<AWT Dev> [9] Review request for 8073453: Focus doesn't move when pressing Shift + Tab keys

dmitry markov dmitry.markov at oracle.com
Fri Apr 10 07:22:04 UTC 2015

Hi Anton,

Thank you for review. Please find new version of the fix here: 
- Modified SortingFocusTraversalPolicy.getLastComponent()
- Added regression test for the swing case

I ran focus related regression test and did not observe any new failures.

On 09/04/2015 14:10, Anton V. Tarasov wrote:
> Hi Dmitry,
> Well, the fix seems correct to me. I tried to thought of any possible 
> regressions but nothing came to my mind (let's suppose this was really 
> a mistake in the code).
> However, wouldn't you like to do the same for swing's 
> SortingFocusTraversalPolicy? And also, include it into the test scenario?
> (Hope you've run all the focus related regression tests).
> Thanks,
> Anton.
> On 06.04.2015 10:14, dmitry markov wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Could you review the fix for jdk9, please?
>>     bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8073453
>>     webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dmarkov/8073453/jdk9/webrev.00/
>> Problem description:
>> The method ContainerOrderFocusTraversalPolicy.getLastComponent() 
>> always returns null if the last component is a container with focus 
>> traversal policy and does not have any sub-components. In some cases 
>> such behaviour of getLastComponent() causes failure during reverse 
>> focus transition, (i.e. focus stays on the selected component when 
>> SHIFT+TAB is pressed).
>> Fix:
>> If the last component is a container with focus traversal policy and 
>> does not have any sub-components, the method getLastComponent() 
>> should return a previous component instead of null.
>> Please note: the same approach is already implemented for 
>> ContainerOrderFocusTraversalPolicy.getFirstComponent().
>> Thanks,
>> Dmitry

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