scancode_to_name man page

scancode_to_name — Converts a scancode to a key name. Allegro game programming library.


#include <allegro.h>

const char *scancode_to_name(int scancode);


This function returns a string pointer containing the name of they key with the given scancode. This is useful if you e.g. let the user choose a key for some action, and want to display something more meaningful than just the scancode. Example:

   char const *keyname = scancode_to_name(scancode);
   allegro_message("You pressed the %s key.", keyname);

See Also

scancode_to_ascii(3), exkeys(3)

Referenced By

exkeys(3), scancode_to_ascii(3).

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