When is the CONTROL key not a control key?

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun May 13 13:46:17 EDT 2012


On 05/13/2012 07:25 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Richmond wrote:
>> Now, connected to my latest Linux box (for some odd reason) I have a key
>> with a Windozy sort of icon on it between the CTRL
>> and the ALT keys. Is there any way for Livecode to access this in
>> Windows, at least?
> Linux folks often call this the "Special" key (perhaps a subtle
> reference to the logo vis a vis that Olympics <g>).
>
> You can trap it with rawKeyDown - its value on Ubuntu (and likely
> elsewhere; I just happen to be using Ubuntu at the moment) is 65515.
>
>
> PS: There are some stickers available through System 76 and others which
> make a great cover for that key, so rather than pressing a Windows key
> in Ubuntu you can press an Ubuntu logo key. :)
>
> PPS: Yes, fanboy that I am my laptop's Special key has such a sticker.
>

Oh; I just scraped off the initial sign with a pen-knife...  :)





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