V 15.0 help: KeyPress, missing text?

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V 15.0 help: KeyPress, missing text?

Postby ArrayMac227 on Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:46 pm

After "sum of the following numbers :" I get the sense there should be something like:

2⊥Shift Ctrl Alt

or somesuch. Am I on the right track?
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Re: V 15.0 help: KeyPress, missing text?

Postby Phil Last on Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:46 pm

I guess you're on the right track although it would most probably be
      2⊥Alt Ctrl Shift
if the example is to be believed where Ctrl+Shift gives 3 but given the order quoted I suspect Dyalog are more than likely going for the layman's solution of
      sum of the following numbers: Shift=1; Ctrl=2; Alt=4
because they suspect readers wouldn't understand decode. If I remember rightly there are other examples - ⎕WX maybe ...
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Re: V 15.0 help: KeyPress, missing text?

Postby AndyS|Dyalog on Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:10 am

The missing table is now in the documentation (for 15.0) and the help pages updated.

We could assume that if a new shift state was defined by the operating system that its value would be 8, but years of painful experience has taught us that that is a very dangerous assumption to make ..
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