SDL_SetModState man page

SDL_SetModState ā€” Set the current key modifier state


#include "SDL.h"

void SDL_SetModState(SDLMod modstate);


The inverse of SDL_GetModState, SDL_SetModState allows you to impose modifier key states on your application.

Simply pass your desired modifier states into modstate. This value my be a logical OR'd combination of the following:

typedef enum {
  KMOD_NONE  = 0x0000,
  KMOD_LSHIFT= 0x0001,
  KMOD_RSHIFT= 0x0002,
  KMOD_LCTRL = 0x0040,
  KMOD_RCTRL = 0x0080,
  KMOD_LALT  = 0x0100,
  KMOD_RALT  = 0x0200,
  KMOD_LMETA = 0x0400,
  KMOD_RMETA = 0x0800,
  KMOD_NUM   = 0x1000,
  KMOD_CAPS  = 0x2000,
  KMOD_MODE  = 0x4000,
} SDLMod;

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Tue 11 Sep 2001, 23:00 SDL API Reference