By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM
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KeyCode ::= ((#PCDATA|Replaceable|InlineGraphic|InlineMediaObject|IndexTerm)+)
Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.
The KeyCode identifies the numeric value associated with a key on a computer keyboard. This is distinct from any scan code that it may generate (KeyCode), or any symbolic name (KeySym) that might exist for the key.
These elements contain KeyCode: Action, Application, Attribution, BiblioMisc, BridgeHead, Citation, CiteTitle, Command, Comment, ComputerOutput, Database, Emphasis, entry, Filename, ForeignPhrase, FuncParams, FuncSynopsisInfo, Function, GlossSee, GlossSeeAlso, GlossTerm, Hardware, Interface, InterfaceDefinition, KeyCap, LineAnnotation, Link, Literal, LiteralLayout, LoTentry, Member, MsgAud, OLink, Option, Optional, Para, Parameter, Phrase, Primary, PrimaryIE, ProductName, ProgramListing, Property, Quote, RefDescriptor, RefEntryTitle, RefName, RefPurpose, Screen, ScreenInfo, Secondary, SecondaryIE, See, SeeAlso, SeeAlsoIE, SeeIE, Seg, SegTitle, SimPara, Subtitle, Synopsis, SystemItem, Term, Tertiary, TertiaryIE, Title, TitleAbbrev, ToCback, ToCentry, ToCfront, Trademark, ULink, UserInput.
The following elements occur in KeyCode: IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Replaceable.
In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.
In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: IndexTerm.
Accel, GUIButton, GUIIcon, GUILabel, GUIMenu, GUIMenuItem, GUISubmenu, KeyCap, KeyCombo, KeySym, MenuChoice, MouseButton, Shortcut
<!DOCTYPE para PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN"> <para> The <keycap>F1</keycap> key on an IBM PC keyboard generates the scan code <keycode>0x3B</keycode> when pressed. This value is defined as <keysym>KEY_F1</keysym> in <filename >keyboard.h</filename>. </para>
The F1 key on an IBM PC keyboard generates the scan code 0x3B when pressed. This value is defined as KEY_F1 in keyboard.h.
For additional examples, see also KeyCap, KeySym.
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