[fpc-devel] FP IDE and keyboard layouts
daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Wed Aug 29 16:04:42 CEST 2007
Op Wed, 29 Aug 2007, schreef Graeme Geldenhuys:
> That's only got F-keys and special keys like PgUp, PgDn etc.. What
> about alpha keys, numeric keys etc..? eg: a-z and 0-9 ....
The IDE recognizes the characters a-z sent by the terminal emulator. Those
are then converted to scancode+symbol in the keyboard unit, and then
interpreted again. FV uses just the scancode, so some weird characters
that do not have a scancode might fail.
However, it should be keymap independend, and on my system it works
perfectly: if I swaitch my keyboard to azerty is behaves as expected both
in xterm and console.
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