Posted on 2006-03-29
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I read that WH_KEYBOARD_LL is for "Low Level" keyboard hooks.
Does this mean that if you wanted to hook _all_ keys recieved from the user, then you'd need to use this? Whereas WH_KEYBOARD is just for a specific application?

Or, can WH_KEYBOARD be used to hook the keyboard, as to recieve _all_ keys pressed?

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Both hooks have the same low level and allow to set local or global keyboard hook. WH_KEYBOARD_LL is more convenient for using because it's callback function can be in the same exe project where hook is created. WH_KEYBOARD_LL can be used in WinNT or later. If you don't need Win95/98, use WH_KEYBOARD_LL hook.
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Much appreciated, AlexFM.  :-)

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