[PD] gem/fullscreen/linux

simon wise simonxwise at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 16 07:17:47 CEST 2007

On 16 Oct 2007, at 11:21 AM, Roman Haefeli wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 03:00 +0200, Atte André Jensen wrote:
>> Olivier Heinry wrote:
>>> If your desktop is Gnome, Alt+Tab gives you the possibility to  
>>> switch to
>>> any other window eg. your patch hidden behind the gemwin.
>> I use openbox, and normally Alt+Tab works like you describe, but for
>> some reason not with gem...
>>> On the Pd side, you  have the possibility to add a [gemkeyboard]  
>>> object
>>> that sends a [destroy( message to [gemwin]. You need to map the  
>>> object's
>>> output with the deisred keycode. For instance, pressing the Esc key
>>> gives the "9" keycode on my Linux box.
>> That only works when not running in fullscreen :-(

you could try using [hid] or [hidio] instead - to capture the (USB)  
keyboard directly, regardless of which process has focus at the time


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