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getkey

Syntax

 
#include <pc.h>
#include <keys.h>

int getkey(void);

Description

Waits for the user to press one key, then returns that key. Alt-key combinations have 0x100 added to them. Extended keys return their non-extended codes.

The file `keys.h' has symbolic names for many of the keys.

See section getxkey.

Return Value

The key pressed.

Portability

ANSI/ISO C No
POSIX No

Example

 
while (getkey() != K_Alt_3)
  do_something();


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