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Old 10-28-2004, 07:14 AM   #1
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Capturing X Events




I'm working on an arcade machine to raise money for my robotics team, and I've got the coin acceptor hooked up to send the letter A on every coin insertion. What I'd like to do is write a program that does certain things everytime the letter A is pressed, regardless of which program has focus in X. I suppose the easiest way would be to monitor X events, but if anyone has information on monitoring raw keystrokes, I'm game to do that.
 
Old 10-28-2004, 08:56 AM   #2
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i think maybe keyboard grabbing? (see a xlib programing manual)
 
  


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