Detecting key presses
yalexfan at gmail.com
Sun Jun 18 08:01:10 CEST 2006
On 2006-06-18 13:20:06, tylertacky write:
>Ok, I'm pretty new to python, so this might be a stupid question. I'm
>trying to write a simple text-based pong clone, and I can't figure out
>how to read key presses to move the paddles. I just need something that
>does the same thing as getch() and kbhit(). I can't use those because
>their windows only, and I'm running Linux.
>Someone suggested using curses, but that does crazy things with my
>output, and leaves the terminal unusable after the program closes.
The python.org site has a faq about getting keystroke.
It uses termios and fcntl modules.
Here's the link:
Hope it can help you!
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