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Nyrre



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Nyrre 23 May 2006, 15:11
Hey, I've just wondered that is it possible to read keypresses without using any game-libraries (like SDL or so)? Just with standard libraries or with raw C.
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Vasilev Vjacheslav



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Vasilev Vjacheslav 23 May 2006, 19:09
GetAsyncKeyState
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rugxulo



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rugxulo 23 May 2006, 21:29
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Title: libkb -- advanced and portable low-level keyboard library
Version: 1.01
Entered-date: 03JUN98
Description: libkb is a free, advanced and portable low-level keyboard
library for Linux and MSDOS. Allows access to ALL keys and
ALL key combinations. Also handles Pause key and Control-Break.
Ideal for games and all applications that want
total control over the keyboard.

Practical kbhit()/getkey() like interface for textual input.
Intelligent signal handling and emergency-exit feature
to achieve a maximum of robustness.
Supports virtual terminal switching under Linux.

Easy to use. Written entirely in C without assembler code.
Comes with full source, example programs and documentation.
Works with Linux gcc/Borland C/Watcom C/djgpp.


libkb-1.01.tar.gz
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peter



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peter 24 May 2006, 03:14
May be, getch() will help. Do you need to read only alphanumeric keys, or also functional keys?
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Nyrre



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Nyrre 24 May 2006, 11:31
Functional keys aren't nessesary.
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flaith



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flaith 24 May 2006, 17:44
peter wrote:
May be, getch() will help. Do you need to read only alphanumeric keys, or also functional keys?


and getchar() under GNU/Linux !

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masonswanson



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masonswanson 01 Nov 2010, 06:45
and getchar under mingw-gcc, and cygwin-gcc
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