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[Detecting Dos Arrow Keys]

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Submitted on: 1/4/2015 4:59:00 PM
By: Josh Nixon (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 9 Users
Compatibility: C++ (general)
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     This will just show how a person might use the arrow keys in DOS.
 

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//INCLUDE files for :[Detecting Dos Arrow Keys]
//**************************************
#include <iostream.h> //cout
#include <conio.h> //kbhit() getch()
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//**************************************
// Name: [Detecting Dos Arrow Keys]
// Description:This will just show how a person might use the arrow keys in DOS.
// By: Josh Nixon (from psc cd)
//
// Assumes:This will just show how a person might use the arrow keys in DOS.
//**************************************

#include <iostream.h>
#include <conio.h> //kbhit() getch()
//Getch()= retrieves the char and wait for it to be pressed
//kbhit() = keeps processing commands while you hit
//These are used for arrow keys since getch() does not return extended char
const char CPPKEYUP = 72;
const char CPPKEYLEFT = 75;
const char CPPKEYRIGHT = 77;
const char CPPKEYDOWN = 80;
int main()
{
 char Arrow = 0;
 Arrow = kbhit();
 while(Arrow !=27)
{
Arrow = getch();
 switch(Arrow)
 {
case CPPKEYUP:
cout<<" UP "
break; 
case CPPKEYDOWN:
cout<<" DOWN "
break;
case CPPKEYLEFT:
cout<<" LEFT "
 break;
 case CPPKEYRIGHT:
cout<<" RIGHT "
 break;
 }
}
return 0;
}


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