1. x11-keysyms
    1. Introduction
    2. Usage
    3. Examples
    4. Author
    5. Version history
    6. License

x11-keysyms

Introduction

This extension maps named X11 keysyms to their names and vice versa.

A single procedure is exported:

[procedure] (keysym CODE-OR-NAME)

If CODE-OR-NAME is an exact integer, (keysym CODE-OR-NAME returns a symbol naming the X11 keysym. If the argument is a symbol, the keysym code is returned as an exact integer.

The following subset of keysyms is available:

TTY function keys

International & multi-key character composition

Japanese keyboard support

Cursor control & motion

Misc functions

Keypad functions

Auxilliary functions

Modifiers

Latin-1

Usage

 (require-extension x11-keysyms)

Examples

(keysym #xff0a)    ==>   Linefeed            ; <- note the uppercase 'L'!
(keysym 'dollar)   ==>   36

Author

felix winkelmann

Version history

0.2
added test-script
0.1
initial version

License

Copyright (c) 2011, Felix L. Winkelmann
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