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Thread: How do I make keybindings?

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    Default How do I make keybindings?

    I am trying to make new keybindings to modify a game I play called Minecraft. But I need a map of the keyboard with the number codes (or whatever they are called). A downloadable image would be best so I can always have it. Please help me!


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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    For the KeyEvent codes, see the KeyEvent class API doc. It defines the variable names for the code values.

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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    okay ill check that, if it is what i need, i will then mark as solved

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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    well, I found something with stuff like VK_ALT, but i need actual numbers

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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    Quote Originally Posted by JustForLawls View Post
    well, I found something with stuff like VK_ALT, but i need actual numbers
    The numbers for these constants should be outlined in the javadoc API.
    Constant Field Values (Java Platform SE 6)

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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    i need actual numbers
    If you read the API doc you will see that all the VK_xxx variables are ints. IE they are all numbers.
    Hardcoding magic numbers in a program is NOT a good style. Using named variables makes the code easier to understand and to maintain.
    If you see: if( code == 65)
    what letter is that refering to?
    if you see: if (code == KeyEvent.VK_A)
    you'd guess the A key

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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    Thanks, everybody!

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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    There's always the Java Tutorials: How To Use Key Bindings.

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    Default Re: How do I make keybindings?

    Key binding shows the action of the command as no confirmation is required. By providing a new key binding for the existing action. Key bindings are also use by mnemonics. Using a key binding is not a simple process.

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