Your view needs to take input focus.

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Keith Wiley <> wrote:

> I have a dialog that sets its content view to a View object it creates
> (a derived View actually) and the view can detect touch events without
> any trouble, no callback registering or listeners or anything...but I
> can't get any trackball events.  I tried overriding onTrackballEvent()
> and even dispatchTrackballEvent().  Neither function fires when the
> trackball is moved or pressed while the dialog is the window.
> I see that one can register for clicks and various things, but how
> does one access trackball events?
> Thanks.
> >

Dianne Hackborn
Android framework engineer

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