How to register global hot key in Java under Windows?

Based on the article on habré were written (copied) the following code:

import java.awt.event.KeyEvent;

public class HotkeyManager extends Thread {
 public static void register() {
 User32.RegisterHotKey(null, 1, 0x000, KeyEvent.VK_F);
 new HotkeyManager().start();

 public HotkeyManager() {


 public void run() {
 MSG msg = new MSG();
 while (true) {
 while (User32.PeekMessage(msg, null, 0, 0, User32.PM_REMOVE)) {
 if (msg.message == User32.WM_HOTKEY) {
 System.out.println("pressed Hotkey with id:" + msg.wParam);

 try {
 } catch (InterruptedException e) {
 // TODO Auto-generated catch block

import com.sun.jna.Native;
import com.sun.jna.NativeLibrary;
import com.sun.jna.Pointer;
import com.sun.jna.win32.W32APIOptions;

public class User32 {
 static {
 Native.register(NativeLibrary.getInstance("user32", W32APIOptions.DEFAULT_OPTIONS));

 public static final int MOD_ALT = 0x0001;
 public static final int MOD_CONTROL = 0x0002;
 public static final int MOD_SHIFT = 0x0004;
 public static final int MOD_WIN = 0x0008;
 public static final int WM_HOTKEY = 0x0312;
 public static final int PM_REMOVE = 0x0001;

 public static native boolean RegisterHotKey(Pointer hWnd, int id, int fsModifiers, int vk);
 public static native boolean UnregisterHotKey(Pointer hWnd, int id);
 public static native boolean PeekMessage(MSG lpMsg, Pointer hWnd, int wMsgFilterMin, int wMsgFilterMax, int wRemoveMsg);


import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.List;

import com.sun.jna.Pointer;
import com.sun.jna.Structure;

public class MSG extends Structure {
 public Pointer hWnd;
 public int lParam;
 public int message;
 public int time;
 public int wParam;
 public int x;
 public int y;

 protected List getFieldOrder() {
 return Arrays.asList(new String[]{"hWnd", "lParam", "message", "time", "wParam", "x", "y"});

Key it currently takes, i.e. when running the program F is not transferred to other programs, but my program depression is also not transmitted, the output to the console there. How to fix?
p.s. jintellitype cannot be used
March 23rd 20 at 18:48
1 answer
March 23rd 20 at 18:50
Sam asked - and he answered, but the fact that it is necessary to register a key in the same thread that listens to messages. User32.RegisterHotKey(null, 1, 0x000, KeyEvent.VK_F); goes to run() and everything starts to work.

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