keyboard_close - Man Page

return the keyboard to normal operation from raw mode


#include <vgakeyboard.h>

void keyboard_close(void);


This routine returns the keyboard to normal operation from raw mode. If you used one of the keyboard_init_*() routines you should call it prior to leaving your svgalib application as a keyboard in raw mode

See Also

svgalib(7), vgagl(7), libvga.config(5), keytest(6), eventtest(6), keyboard_seteventhandler(3), keyboard_init(3), keyboard_init_return_fd(3), keyboard_update(3), keyboard_waitforupdate(3), keyboard_setdefaulteventhandler(3), keyboard_getstate(3), keyboard_clearstate(3), keyboard_translatekeys(3), keyboard_keypressed(3), vga_waitevent(3)


This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <>. The exact source of the referenced function as well as of the original documentation is unknown.

It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm Hanemaayer <>.

Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused by the original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to this first version of the svgalib manual.

Referenced By

keyboard_clearstate(3), keyboard_getstate(3), keyboard_init(3), keyboard_keypressed(3), keyboard_seteventhandler(3), keyboard_translatekeys(3), keyboard_update(3), svgalib(7), vga_getkey(3).

27 July 1997 Svgalib (>= 1.2.11) Svgalib User Manual