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The java.awt.event Package

20.2 java.awt.event.ActionListener (JDK 1.1)

This interface defines the method that an object must implement to "listen" for action events on AWT components. When an ActionEvent occurs, an AWT component notifies its registered ActionListener objects by invoking their actionPerformed() methods.

public abstract interface ActionListener extends EventListener {
    // Public Instance Methods
            public abstract void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e);

Implemented By:


Passed To:

AWTEventMulticaster.add(), AWTEventMulticaster.remove(), Button.addActionListener(), Button.removeActionListener(), List.addActionListener(), List.removeActionListener(), MenuItem.addActionListener(), MenuItem.removeActionListener(), TextField.addActionListener(), TextField.removeActionListener()

Returned By:

AWTEventMulticaster.add(), AWTEventMulticaster.remove()

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