rawKeyDown slightly cooked

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 16:54:40 EST 2013


On 23/12/13 23:20, dunbarx at aol.com wrote:
> Richmond,
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> I live in the United States. All these issues would go away if everyone would just learn English.
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> Sheesh.
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> Craig

The funny thing is that I spent 3 years in the States, and a lot of 
people were trying very hard indeed
to convince me they spoke English there. I have yet to be convinced.

H.L.Mencken thought they spoke "American".

Richmond.

>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 3:53 pm
> Subject: rawKeyDown slightly cooked
>
>
> If I run a script like this:
>
> on rawKeyDown RKD
>      put RKD into fld "RKD"
> end rawKeyDown
>
> on Linux (UbuntuStudio 13.10) using the standard US English layout I get
> the raw keycodes.
>
> when I switch over into a Bulgarian keyboard layout I get
> numbers that are:
>
> 1. not raw keycodes
>
> and
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> 2. on numToChar with them end up with Arabic letters.
>
> Now that is a bit odd.
>
> on changing the script to this:
>
> on keyDown RKD
>      put RKD into fld "RKD"
> end keyDown
>
> with US English I get the letters I would expect,
>
> with the Bulgarian keyboard layout I get nothing.
>
> Richmond.
>
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