Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/08/31/15:19:24
|From: ||Shawn Hargreaves <Shawn AT talula DOT demon DOT co DOT uk>
|Subject: ||Re: Checking and retrieving keypresses in Allegro
|Date: ||Sun, 31 Aug 1997 01:49:15 +0100
|References: ||<5u79gn$m3k$1 AT news DOT interlog DOT com>
|To: ||djgpp AT delorie DOT com
|DJ-Gateway: ||from newsgroup comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Gautam N. Lad writes:
>So, now, how can I find out if a key is being pressed, just anywhere.
>Whenever a key is pressed, I want to find out what that key is.
After installing the Allegro keyboard handler, call the readkey()
function, or check the flags in the key array. See ex5.c...
>I've looked into Allegro's GUI.C source, in the d_edit_proc section (and just
>about everywhere else), but I'm confused as to how it retrieves key presses.
>Does it have anything to do with MSG_CHAR?
It does, but the MSG_CHAR just comes from higher up in the GUI code (the
do_dialog() routine), which in turn obtains the keypress input by
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