msvcrt.getch() overly receptive in idle?

Frank Miles fpm at
Tue Jun 12 20:15:16 CEST 2001

I'm trying to get getch() working in Windows (Python 2.0).  It seems to
work fine outside of Idle, but inside Idle it immediately returns a
character with the value 255.

Can anyone point me to the obvious solution?  Thanks!


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