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Topic: Dynamically updated CurrentValue: I want to know which key is being pressed?
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Albert Retey

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Re: Dynamically updated CurrentValue: I want to know which key is
Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:24 PM
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Hi,

> Is there a way to get information with CurrentValue of about which key is
> being pressed? CurrentValue only seems to have ways to get mouse buttons
> and modifier key events---which seems odd, I feel like that's going halfway
> with the sort of functionality CurrentValue could provide and I figure I
> must be missing something?


I think you are looking for "EventKey":

EventHandler[Graphics@Rectangle[], {
"KeyDown" :> Print[CurrentValue["EventKey"]]
}]

hth,

albert




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