[etoys-dev] [squeakland] Keyboard support

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Feb 20 06:59:03 EST 2012

On 20.02.2012, at 00:10, Ricardo Moran wrote:

> 2012/2/17 K. K. Subramaniam <kksubbu.ml at gmail.com>
>> I tried it on Linux (Kubuntu 10.04). Single and double key presses work as
>> expected. But third and further keys are ignored (i.e. up+left+right acts as
>> up+left instead of up).
> Yes, that happens to me also (in windows). I think that is a limitation of the arrow keys, it works when using the WASD keys.

It's a limitation of cheap keyboard hardware. Here is a good explanation:


FWIW, on my Mac keyboard I can press all 4 arrow keys simultaneously and they are all recognized.

- Bert -

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