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Using INKEY$ in Visual Basic?

Is there any way to emulate INKEY$ in Visual Basic? I'm pretty sure there is some API in Windows that will let me. I can't use the form keypress events, because I'm emulating the DOS console as well (with the console API).
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zadijan

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Public Declare Function GetAsyncKeyState Lib "user32" Alias "GetAsyncKeyState" (ByVal vKey As Long) As Integer

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/winui/WinUI/WindowsUserInterface/UserInput/KeyboardInput/KeyboardInputReference/KeyboardInputFunctions/GetAsyncKeyState.asp
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zadijan

Yes... but doesn't that only react to a specific key?
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Because what I'm looking for is a way to simulate a C-style getch() or getche().
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Ah... thank you very much for your help.