[etoys-dev] [squeakland] Keyboard support

Ricardo Moran richi.moran at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 15:28:38 EST 2012

I've added all the changes (except the events suggested by karl, which I
haven't looked at yet). Here is a project for you to test.

If you agree I'll commit this to etoys. The question is: in which category
should I add the KeyPressMorph? Maybe a new category called


On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>wrote:

> 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:
> http://www.microsoft.com/appliedsciences/antighostingexplained.mspx
> FWIW, on my Mac keyboard I can press all 4 arrow keys simultaneously and
> they are all recognized.
> - Bert -
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