Detecting 2 hardbuttons being pressed

Postby FREEMAN on Fri Sep 06, 2002 3:08 pm

Hi, I am programming a game in POCKETC and I am currently using Hookhard(1); and then event(0); to identify if a hardbutton was pressed. It is working great with the only exception that I am not able to detect 2 buttons at the same time.

In other words I will like to be able to fire a misile by pressing a second button while I am moving left or right using the first button. Right now I am only able to fire a missile if I stop pressing the first button.

Does anybody knows a solution to this?


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Postby jstadolnik on Fri Sep 06, 2002 3:28 pm

The PalmOS cannot trap simultaneous events. However, you can check the state of the hard keys directly with the CheckKey() function in the PToolboxLib, and fake this out.


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