[mintty] Suppress a key completely
Wed Jul 13 06:49:23 GMT 2022
Greetings, Andy Koppe!
>> Greetings, All!
>> I'm experimenting with programs to replace my current keyboard switcher (which
>> is good, but do not behave well with "modern" idiotic applications based on
>> found one that works nearly exactly as I'd like, but one problem had arisen:
>> to implement non-intrusive "CapsLock as keyboard switch" functionality, it
>> using native Windows functionality to remap the key to F24, and use that one
>> to switch layouts. Everything is good until I launch mintty, where every press
>> of the key prints "5~" in console in addition to switching the layout.
>> I suppose it is in its own right on this one (the key is real, after all), but
>> is there a way to filter the key so that it does not get down to the
> Hi Andrey,
> I think adding this setting to the .minttyrc should do the job:
Thanks, it worked.
> Alternatively, if you get a choice in the matter, you might want to
> use the even more obscure yet quite fittingly named VK_SELECT (0x29)
> as your switching keycode.
Will try that one, too, thank you. Yes, keymapper is quite flexible until you get
into OEM (3-byte) key codes.
> Also, Windows has the builtin Win+Space combination for switching
> keyboards, but I expect you've tried that.
My fingers are quite old and don't want to bend like that.
With best regards,
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 09:45:53
Sorry for my terrible english...
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