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Re: [vox-tech] keys and keybinding
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Re: [vox-tech] keys and keybinding



Hi Gabe,

Just a quick thought, have you check the laptop how to for you laptop?  
I know they sometime have keymapping and other useful information there.

Stephen

Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> begin: Gabriel Rosa <grosa@ucdavis.edu> quote
> 
>> On Thu, 3 May 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
>> 
>>> begin: Gabriel Rosa <grosa@ucdavis.edu> quote
>>> 
>>>> hey all,
>>>> 
>>>> on the subject of binding and remapping keys, if a key doesn't generate an
>>>> event (as caught by xev) is that the end of the line for me?
>>> 
>>> i would have to say yes!  what key doesn't generate an event?
>> 
>> the function key on my laptop :)
>> i'd like to bind some events to func-key combinations.
> 
>  
> my guess is that the function key modifies the keycode sent of other keys.
> that is, it doesn't generate a "key press" in of itself.
> 
> if that's truly the case, there's nothing to bind.
> 
>>>> are there any other solutions? or do i need to start writing some code?
>>> 
>>> are you saying a key "works" under console and "doesn't work" under X?
>>> 
>> I'm saying that i might have to implement the key event generating myself, as
>> in, hack xfree/console/whatever to respond to whatever code the key generates.
> 
> 
> good luck.  sounds to me like you'll be hacking hardware, not software.
> 
> could be wrong of course.  just giving my gut feeling.
> 
> pete
> 


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