On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 04:01:10PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote: > On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 09:25:09PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote: > > I also ought to note that there's a dead key on the keyboard - between > > the left shift and Z is a key engraved ` with ~ above it which does > > nothing. > On a US keyboard (Macintosh or otherwise), that key appears to the > immediate left of the 1/! key. XFree86 calls that keycap <TLDE> and it > scans with keycode 49. (See /etc/X11/xkb/keycodes/xfree86.) And in fact it seems that the key to the left of the 1 (see below) also scans with keycode 49 on this keyboard. It's just that the engraved symbol is different. > > At the top left below ESC and next to 1 is a key with a +- > > sign as the shifted character and a § as the unshifted one (kind of a S > > with an o through it if it doesn't come through OK). > That's called a section sign. I can't remember ever seeing a keycap > like that before. I've never seen anything like that either. > Can you tell me what scancode that key produces? You can use xev to > determine this. Like I said, it scans as keycode 49. The key with the ` and ~ engraved on it scans as keycode 94. -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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