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Re: PgUp Home

by eserte (Deacon)
on Mar 01, 2008 at 23:45 UTC ( #671439=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to PgUp Home

To be really compatible, you need to look at the termcap entries, because the key values vary between different terminals. Or just use Curses?

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by halfcountplus (Hermit) on Mar 02, 2008 at 00:02 UTC
    I am pretty sure this will work for 99%+ of users.

    The script might provide a starting point if you really need to test some unusual keyboard. Beyond the obvious limits stated in the chart, the A-D in the "until" statement is a cheat to account for the arrow keys, which are : "\e[A" "\e[B" "\e[C" "\e[D" in the standard. A regular deal: I presume you are going to get the same answers i did, but i don't completely provide them.

    I have seen termcap entries and no way I will look at them again.

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