Name: wj18071 Date: 10/25/99
The feature makes it possible for developers to add mnemonics
to the tabs of pages contained in a JTabbedPane. This is a
feature request of many in the development community, it's
corresponding bugid is 4200562.
It allows the user to navigate directly to a tabbed page simply
by pressing Alt+the mnemonic character simultaneously.
It's more direct than the current solutions which follow.
Activating a mnemonic is well understood by users and the user
need only "look" at the UI to know what to do as opposed to the
following methods which require remembering non-obvious key
sequences or greatly reduced navigation efficiency.
First way - the current fastest way requires a
Control+up arrow then arrow key navigation to the
Second way - If the user forgets this non-obvious
method they must tab though all active components
contained in the tabbed page until focus is given to
the tab then arrow keys are used to move to the