keyboard patch problems

franz's picture

Hi ! I'm encountering real problems with the keyboard input patch. I'm using it for some app with keybrd shortcut, however, i'm programming it with a french keyboard. So all key bindings are made regarding this french keymap. Now i would like to make this app for english users as well, with an english keyboard. Does anybody have any suggestions or strategy regarding this issue ? Any help welcome....

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tobyspark's picture
sys pref > international

tell your mac its got a us or european-iso (...) keyboard, see whether the keyboard patch picks them up right, and use a multiplexer to select between the two patches?

...and on the keyboard patch causing pain: i recently had to write my own string input system. that was fun.

franz's picture
does the trick, but painfull for multiple languages

yeah, thxx toby that's exactly what i did: duplicate the patches and remap everything. But i won't do this for japanese, german... etc That's why i'm really looking into something like "localisation" stuff within Xcode ... I'll try harder.

tobyspark's picture
fwiw

for my 'string input in qc' needs i investigated the idea of a patch that captures keyboard input and outputs the character pressed, which is kinda what you need, but i think thats firmly the remit of some kineme unofficial api voodoo.