using message loop for hotkey capturing

Alex Hall mehgcap at
Tue Mar 23 18:29:05 CET 2010

Sorry about that, it is fixed now.

On 3/23/10, Tim Golden <mail at> wrote:
> On 23/03/2010 17:01, Alex Hall wrote:
>> Hi all, but mainly Tim Golden:
>> Tim, I am using your wonderful message loop for keyboard input, the
>> one on your site that you pointed me to a few months ago. It has been
>> working perfectly as long as I had only one dictionary of keys mapping
>> to one dictionary of functions, but now I want two of each. My program
>> has different modes, which may have varying keystrokes, and I also
>> have some global keystrokes which are the same across all modes, like
>> exiting or switching modes. I cannot figure out how to make the
>> message loop look in two dictionaries at onc. I tried using an if,
>> saying that if action_to_take was not set in the mode-specific
>> dictionary then look at the global dictionary, but it is like it is
>> never looking in the global dictionary at all. I get no syntax errors
>> or problems when running the program, so it has to be something in my
>> logic. Go to
> Happy to look, Alex, but that link's giving me a 404 at the moment
> --

Have a great day,
Alex (msg sent from GMail website)
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