[Interest] Key_Cancel on Macintosh

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 18:53:17 CET 2012

On 20/03/12 19:31, John Weeks wrote:
> On 20-Mar-2012, at 10:24 AM, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>>> On Windows, I can filter keypress events looking for Qt::Key_Cancel,
>>> which is generated by pressing Ctrl+Break.The Macintosh equivalent is
>>> Cmd-period. As far as I can make out, the Cocoa system catches that
>>> key combination and sends some sort of cancel event instead of a key
>>> event.
>>> My question: is there a way to catch this in Qt on Macintosh?
>> Try to catch it with event filter. If it fails you probably will need
>> to write custom ObjC code.
> That was fast! Thanks!
> In fact, my first attempt was an event filter. But on Macintosh, I get
> no key event when I press cmd-period.

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