recording input from USB port and write to text file

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Wed Aug 19 23:16:32 CEST 2009

Diez B. Roggisch schrieb:
> Simon Forman schrieb:
>> On Aug 18, 7:33 pm, Allan <af2... at> wrote:
>>> Hi! I'm fairly new to Python.  I understand the basics basics but I'm
>>> been trying to write a simple python code that will let me read input
>>> data (such as mouse movement) from my USB port and write it in a text
>>> file and I am so lost.  Can anyone help or direct me to some
>>> resources?  Thank you!
>> This isn't exactly what you were looking for, but maybe it will give
>> you some ideas:
>> from Tkinter import *
>> def printMotionEvents(event):
>>     print "mouse coords: %i x %i" % (event.x, event.y)
>> t = Tk()
>> t.bind('<Motion>', printMotionEvents)
>> t.mainloop()
>> This script creates a little Tkinter window and then makes it so that
>> when you move the mouse over the window the mouse coordinates are
>> printed to stdout.
> If it has focus.
> The overall problem is hard - see e.g. this:

But then, there is a solution :)


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