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Re: keyboard events with WIDGET_DRAW

David Mattes (dmattes@u.washington.edu) writes:

> does anyone know how to capture keyboard events when a draw widget has
> focus???  i'd like to be able to use keypresses as shortcuts when someone
> is using the mouse inside the draw widget.

This is not the sort of thing that can usually be done
with widgets. However, J.D. Smith came up with a clever
hack that works surprisingly well. I wrote an article
about it that you can find here:



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