Getting KeyPress

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    Getting KeyPress

    Is there a c function that automatically detects a keypress.. that at once i can print it using outextxy() function once the key is pressed?

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    what is outextxy() ?
    The function getch() from conio.h will work but you compiler may not have it because it is not standard and not recommended. AFAIK there is no standard way to receive a kepress without hitting enter.

    (I think I may have misunderstood the question)

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    What compiler are you using?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sand_man
    what is outextxy() ?
    The function getch() from conio.h will work but you compiler may not have it because it is not standard and not recommended. AFAIK there is no standard way to receive a kepress without hitting enter.

    (I think I may have misunderstood the question)
    I mean once my program detects a keypress i want to automatically print it using outtextxy and not press enter before i can print it..

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    Try the links that Hammer posted.

    And tell us what compiler you're using.
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