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Detect some special key w/o Hex code

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Hi guys,


I'd like to know if my problem can be fixed.


On my keyboard, there are 7 special keys (http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/5630/8r8b.jpg there's a picture). I knew that each key send a HEX code to the pc, and then the PC "translate" it in a visual character. But this keys doesn't have a HEX key.


I've also wrote a piece of code, to detect if any key is pressed... It works with the whole keyboard but with this keys.

So, my question is: how can I detect when this keys are pressed?



P.S. There's the code I've used to map my keyboard


Edited by Melba23
Code removed - see below

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Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

Those keys are usually hardwired to the motherboard and are specific to each model. So they cannot be detected by AutoIt - the same is true of the "Fn" key that is found on most laptops. :(

And please read this announcement - then you will understand why I have removed the code you posted above and why you should not post anything like it again. :naughty:


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
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Hi Melba23, thanks for your speed in answering :)
Yes, I'm sorry, I didn't think that it could be seen as Keylogger, sorry. I had the need to solve this problem because I've created a little tool that allows me to lock my PC without locking it from the users' login interface. These keys give me a lot of problem, because they can potentially avoid my script.

So, there's no solution. :( Do you know any way to fix it, even without using Autoit?

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