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

Dave Wilder D.Wilder at F5.com
Fri Feb 1 16:35:22 CET 2013

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From: Tutor [mailto:tutor-bounces+d.wilder=f5.com at python.org] On Behalf Of Dave Angel
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2013 7:38 AM
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Subject: Re: [Tutor] Need to be able to accept Page Down or CTRL-E

On 02/01/2013 03:34 AM, Alan Gauld wrote:
>>   <snip>
>> OTOH if you mean you want to send the page up/down/arrows as the 
>> "something" then its a different game and you can do it. In that case 
>> you need todo what you did with ESC. The character set your external 
>> app uses will determine the codes you send. Assuming its the same set 
>> as your local setup you can use the following program(untested!) to 
>> read the codes from your keyboard (assuming you are on Windows):
>> import msvcrt
>> print "Hit space to end..."
>> print
>> while True:
>>     ky = msvcrt.getch()

> The OP is running Python 2.73 on Linux.

Okay, thanks Alan and Dave.  I will look into this a little more and if need be, email the list again but taking Dave's advice and start over w/ a clearer problem statement.


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