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



On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 02:45:59PM -0700, Gabriel Rosa wrote:
> On Thu, 3 May 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 
> > 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.
> >
> 
> right, i'm just wondering if there's an easy way to find out what those
> keycodes are. I think Henry might have answered it.

Yes, I did ;-). The answer is to run 'showkey' (NOT while X is running) and
press keys to see what code they generate.

This won't help when your keyboard is broken by design, alas. My Mac has two
option/alt keys, and both generate the same scancode. Bleh.

-- 
Henry House
OpenPGP key available from http://hajhouse.org/hajhouse.asc


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