Key Codes for setkeycodes

Mike McCarty mike.mccarty at
Tue Dec 13 02:16:15 UTC 2005

Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 12/13/05, Mike McCarty <mike.mccarty at> wrote:
>>Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>[that he wanted to do some keycode stuff]
>>You might want to use xev.
> Thanks, Mike, but Xev seems to be more of a development tool than an
> application for assigning to a key permanent values. Word of caution

It does not do assignments, as you say. It does, however, tell you
what the event is. If you are trying to assign keycodes, you
need to know what the event to assign it to is.

> to those who may go googling for Xev: there is a blonde who goes by

I dunno about that. I thought it was part of the base install
on FCx.

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