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How to turn the Num Lock button on?

The example below show you how to activate the num lock button programmatically. Setting the locking state to Boolean.TRUE will turn the num lock on.

package com.javacoderanch.example.awt;

import java.awt.Toolkit;
import java.awt.event.KeyEvent;

public class TurnNumLockOn {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        //
        // Gets the default toolkit.
        //
        Toolkit toolkit = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit();

        //
        // Update the locking state for num lock button to true
        // will turn the num lock on.
        //
        toolkit.setLockingKeyState(KeyEvent.VK_NUM_LOCK, Boolean.TRUE);
    }
}