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Capturing/Modifying the Keyboard

Posted on 2002-06-14
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Hello, all.
What I want to do is a resident application that remaps my keyboard, something like "Keyboard properties/Language" in the control pannel in Win98 (it will be running under Win98). This is because I often need to enter special characters. So, like in Win98 I switch between different languages with a key combination (usualy Alt+Shift), I want to be able to switch using my App, and when I press a, it should display, for example "ÿ". How can I check what key is pressed, change it and send it further to the program, that is active (in example, MS Word)?

I suppose this could be made with some API's...

How can that be done?
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I'll be missing for the holydays, I'll be back online in Twesday...
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Thanks, Richie, You're always there where you're needed :-)
It will be better to provide some additional text, sometimes, though ;)
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You are right, sorry. I was in a rush.
Thanks for "A" grade.
"Thanks, Richie, You're always there where you're needed"
that was the nicest phrase i ever read, thanks to you !
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