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Re: [trinity-users] [probably OT] How to add a scancode?

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2016 23:10:00 +0200
Hi!

If I remember correct, it's the keycode you need, not the scancode. Here's a tutorial: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/extra_keyboard_keys

Maybe you sould try "xev" (that's what I use, anyway).

Nik

Am Sonntag, 7. August 2016 schrieb iadest@...:
> Hi
> I tried it, but when there is no scancode, the event is not passed
> further so there is no keycode. Xbindkeys works on keycodes which are
> derived from scancodes (coming from keyboard driver?).
> MCbx
> 
> "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...> napisaƂ(a):
> 
> > Hi!
> > 
> > I suggest you use "xbindkeys" for things like this, 'cause TDE hotkey
> > management is somewhat 'interesting'. For example, I cannot bind
> > <windows>+<up|down> to move to the next desktop. With xbindkeys it
> > works:
> > 
> > # ~/.xbindkeysrc
> > #WIN+UP
> > "dcop twin KWinInterface previousDesktop"
> >     m:0x40 + c:111
> >     Mod4 + Up 
> > 
> > #WIN+DOWN
> > "dcop twin KWinInterface nextDesktop"
> >     m:0x40 + c:116
> >     Mod4 + Down 
> > 
> > #MOUSE BUTTON8
> > "dcop twin KWinInterface nextDesktop"
> >     b:8  
> > 
> > Nik
> > 
> > Am Sonntag, 7. August 2016 schrieb iadest@...:
> > > Hello  
> > > This is probably not related to TDE, but Linux in general (Debian
> > > 8?). I have a multimedia PS/2 keyboard "BTC 9001" (evtest reports
> > > it as "AT Translated Set 2 keyboard") and I try to use all its
> > > keys. Some are typical multimedia keys, while I program some other
> > > to launch applications in my TDE using "Keyboard actions" panel.
> > > Unfortunately not all keys are detected in OS by scancodes. Two
> > > keys generate only a EV_MSC event, while not giving scancode. 
> > > Is it possible, by e.g. udev hwdb rule, to assign scancodes to these
> > > events?  
> > > Here are results of evtest events test:
> > > 
> > > Testing ... (interrupt to exit) 
> > > Event: time 1470587826.798369, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value 1c  
> > > Event: time 1470587826.798369, type 1 (EV_KEY), code 28 (KEY_ENTER),
> > > value 0 
> > > Event: time 1470587826.798369, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587829.689519, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value 1e 
> > > Event: time 1470587829.689519, type 1 (EV_KEY), code 30 (KEY_A),
> > > value 1 
> > > Event: time 1470587829.689519, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587829.753248, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value 1e  
> > > Event: time 1470587829.753248, type 1 (EV_KEY), code 30 (KEY_A),
> > > value 0  
> > > Event: time 1470587829.753248, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587836.420023, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value e5  
> > > Event: time 1470587836.420023, type 1 (EV_KEY), code 217
> > > (KEY_SEARCH), value 1  
> > > Event: time 1470587836.420023, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587836.504746, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value e5  
> > > Event: time 1470587836.504746, type 1 (EV_KEY), code 217
> > > (KEY_SEARCH), value 0  
> > > Event: time 1470587836.504746, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587839.705553, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value a6  
> > > Event: time 1470587839.705553, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587839.782562, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value a6  
> > > Event: time 1470587839.782562, -------------- EV_SYN
> > > ------------  
> > > Event: time 1470587840.546297, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value a5  
> > > Event: time 1470587840.546297, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587840.648616, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value a5  
> > > Event: time 1470587840.648616, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587842.578400, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value 1d  
> > > Event: time 1470587842.578400, type 1 (EV_KEY), code 29
> > > (KEY_LEFTCTRL), value 1  
> > > Event: time 1470587842.578400, -------------- EV_SYN ------------
> > > Event: time 1470587842.761042, type 4 (EV_MSC), code 4 (MSC_SCAN),
> > > value 2e  
> > > Event: time 1470587842.761042, type 1 (EV_KEY), code 46 (KEY_C),
> > > value 1 
> > > Event: time 1470587842.761042, -------------- EV_SYN ------------ 
> > > 
> > > The keys pressed are: Return key released, A, then "Search"
> > > custom key which works, then "Manual" and "Panel" keys (these two
> > > don't work - no scancode), then ctrl-C to stop evtest.  
> > > MCbx
> > > 
> > > P.S. And again my webmail removed newlines in my previous post...
> > > sorry for inconvenience, ignore the previous one.
> > > 
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