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SDL_GetKeyState(3)             SDL API Reference            SDL_GetKeyState(3)

NAME

SDL_GetKeyState - Get a snapshot of the current keyboard state

SYNOPSIS

#include "SDL.h" Uint8 *SDL_GetKeyState(int *numkeys);

DESCRIPTION

Gets a snapshot of the current keyboard state. The current state is return as a pointer to an array, the size of this array is stored in numkeys. The array is indexed by the SDLK_* symbols. A value of 1 means the key is pressed and a value of 0 means its not. The pointer returned is a pointer to an internal SDL array and should not be freed by the caller. Note: Use SDL_PumpEvents to update the state array.

EXAMPLE

Uint8 *keystate = SDL_GetKeyState(NULL); if ( keystate[SDLK_RETURN] ) printf("Return Key Pressed. ");

SEE ALSO

SDL Key Symbols, SDL_PumpEvents SDL Tue 11 Sep 2001, 22:59 SDL_GetKeyState(3)

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