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Re: Ask for STDIN but don't pause for it

by Kc12349 (Monk)
on Sep 26, 2011 at 20:56 UTC ( #927947=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Ask for STDIN but don't pause for it

You might take a look at a terminal module like Term::ReadKey to get started. I would run a loop, timer, or event architecture to periodically check for input and react accordingly.

Should you want to go down the event route, AnyEvent bills itself as the DBI of event processing and is a good place to start.

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[Tux]: None work for me. My dead key is AltGr (right Alt)
[Tux]: And I just tested, neither do other Tk apps :) (95% of my Tk Apps is either just monitoring (no input) or input of just numbers). Something to investigate then
[choroba]: Maybe something like this?
[choroba]: I vaguely remember we had problems with dead keys in Tk at $work - 2, but I forgot all the details
[choroba]: but it was worse on MSWin than on Linux
[choroba]: (and OSX didn't exist yet)

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