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    kirby_thegreat
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    I've been having a problem with one of my programs where I want to move a cursor everytime a key is pressed. It looks like this.

    do{
    if (kbhit())
    MovePaddle();
    }while(1);

    The problem is that if you hold down a key it (kbhit) doesn't return true constantly, so the paddle just moves one little pixel at a time. I want to make it so that it moves everytime it loops around, and then I can control it with a time condition. Does anyone know of a unction that I can use to return true constantly while a key is pressed and ale only when it is released? kbhit just returns true as fast as the keyboards repeat rate.

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    Registered User Aran's Avatar
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    i know how to do this using some windows.h functions, but i don't think that's what you want...

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    If you're using "true DOS" you can replace the current keyboard handler with your own using interupts. Check out this file:
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