howto recognize the Shift and Alt keys when /pressed\
kline at thought.org
Sat Oct 26 06:04:40 UTC 2013
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On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 02:44:29AM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:42:33 +0000, Gary Kline wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 02:11:32AM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> > > On Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:38:05 +0000, Gary Kline wrote:
> > > No need to re-invent the wheel here. Just "attach to" the
> > > responsible components of the OS mentioned above. In C. :-)
> > >
> > >
> > I wonder if I could take the src of xev.c and then,
> > seeing what it does when I click on CTRL, ATL, CAPS LOCK,
> > anf SHIFT. MAke any sense?
> Yes, makes _perfectly_ sense as long as you're running X.
> The X event viewer is a very good example on how to find
> out the key codes. You simply need to get that "in between"
> in the input chain so the keys keep working (instead of
> "making them disappear" by reading them _from_ the input
> buffer). I'd imagine that this is possible.
I havent searched that far, but cant find xev.c; can you dig it out
of the src and send it my way?
--the shi*t has hit the fan here. my wife's mother is in the
hospital [???], my w'chair seem to be on the verge of breaking
down. wife is downtown and/or in ambulance with her mother.
meanwhile, my daughter is home with her boyfriend I dont like.
_--whatelse? oh yeah, I am running out of meds and the federal
govt is crapping its pants about not the Severe drugs as much
as the pain meds I take.
Ah, *Life*. well, I cant go to bed until the kid leaves.
just hope the chair doesnt Kwit until im near my bed.
lastly, I will answer the note where we were discussiing
<whatever it was>.
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