Keypress Help - Solution

Scott Rossi scott at
Tue Apr 19 17:25:11 CDT 2005

>> How can one reliably tell on Windows when a key is pressed versus when
>> it is released?

> No two Windows OS machines behave alike, no matter
> how hard you try... many computer labs are
> the true proof.

The solution: get a new keyboard.

On a whim, I replaced the keyboard (which apparently works fine) on the XP
machine, and the keysDown function now works. [sigh]

Many thanks to folks who offered alternate script solutions and who verified
behavior of the test stack on Windows -- this helped me track down the

Best Regards,

Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
E: scott at

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