[Mono-list] Portably getting the keyboard state in Windows.Forms?
Fri, 11 Jun 2004 22:55:46 -0500
How about implementing an IMEssageFilter and listening to WM_KEY events?
I know it's a lot of work, but might be the most probable way to do this cross-
Quoting Stuart Ballard <email@example.com>:
> I'm writing a simple WinForms based game, and obviously using normal
> keydown/keyup/keypress listeners has some limitations in that scenario
> (because you want to be able to be aware that several non-modifier keys
> are pressed at once, eg both "up" *and* "left").
> An article at http://www.syncfusion.com/FAQ/WinForms/FAQ_c46c.asp
> appears to answer this question partially, but the answer is to use
> P/Invoke of the GetKeyState function which is obviously not portable to
> Mono (from reading around a little bit, it sounds like I might want
> GetAsyncKeyState instead, but the same problem applies, of course).
> Is there a way to do this on Mono's WinForms at all? If so, is it
> portable to the MS .NET framework too?
> Stuart Ballard, Senior Web Developer
> NetReach, Inc.
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