[Tutor] Need to be able to accept Page Down or CTRL-E

Dave Angel davea at davea.name
Fri Feb 1 03:55:53 CET 2013

On 01/31/2013 09:43 PM, Dave Wilder wrote:
> Hello,
> In a script I am writing, I would like to be able to accept the PAGE DOWN key as an input  as well as the arrow keys.
> Is that possible w/ Python (I am using python 2.7.3 and Linux OS)?  If so, could someone point me to documentation on how to do that?
> I have done things like this before in python.  For example, I used the following to send the <ESC> character.
> send (chr(27))
> However, I have not been able to find the ascii code equivalent to use for PAGE DOWN and the up/down arrow keys.
> I'm not even sure this is even a python question.

So how are you taking this input in?  If you're writing a terminal 
application, using raw_input(), it would be very difficult, as you'd 
probably have to modify the readline function.

Perhaps you're using some GUI.  Please tell us which one.


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