[pcductape] Re: functions

  • From: trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 18:43:14 -0800

Scott got two ? for ya..
1 ? How do I assign my keys to operate as a point of sale?
2/ how do you get the email to respond with a p> before each and every line?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott McNay" <wizard@xxxxxxxx>
To: "Pam" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 2:27 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: functions


>
> Hi Pam,
>
> Thursday, September 16, 2004, 4:10:23 PM, you wrote:
>
> P> Thre are functions on a keyboard like page up and delete. I am assuming
that
> P> these keys point to something, like a shortcut points to an app. Am I
right?
> P> If so, and specifically the delete key, how would I access the delete
> P> function without depressing the delete key?
> P> Background/reason... I have a 2nd keyboard (sort of). It deals more
with
> P> mouse movements but has 12 assignable hot spots. I would like to assign
the
> P> delete key, the plus key and the minus key to 3 of them if it is
possible.
> P> Thoughts on how to access that ?
>
> What the keys do depends upon the program that you're using.  Each key
> sends a specific code to the computer, and the program interprets it
> the way that it wants to.
>
> For programmable keyboards, such as are used in point-of-sale
> applications, the keyboard can be told what codes to send for a
> particular key.
>
> The keyboard that you have may be different; it may come with a shim
> program that intercepts the key codes (before they get to your
> application) and executes a corresponding program. For instance, you
> may have an "Email" key which the shim program sees and opens a
> particular email program, such as Outlook Express.
>
> --Scott.
>
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