[sugar] key-press-event' to listen to game pad keys?

Julius B. Lucks julius
Wed Aug 22 09:41:09 EDT 2007

Hi Erik,

In pygame, we are using the keys

pygame.K_KP9,  #KP_Page_Up
pygame.K_KP3,  #KP_Page_Down
pygame.K_KP1,  #KP_End
pygame.K_KP7,  #KP_Home

which (I believe) correspond to


I would assume the constants are similarly named for gtk.  Hope this  


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On Aug 21, 2007, at 11:03 PM, Erik Blankinship wrote:

> How should one go about listening to the game button keys?
> I tried connecting a 'key-press-event' to my activity, and I get  
> back  ^[[4~ as the check key and ^[[6~ as the X key.
> Is there a better way than string matching these strange characters  
> to know which game key has been pressed?
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