Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Welcome to the Monastery

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?

Comment on Re: PgUp Home
Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: PgUp Home
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.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://671439]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others perusing the Monastery: (8)
As of 2015-11-25 08:25 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

    Results (672 votes), past polls