# Keyboard

Outputs the value defined by the key that is pressed when the block is activated. Otherwise, the output is zero.

## Library

Activate/SignalGenerators

## Description

Outputs the value defined by the key that is pressed when the block is activated. Otherwise, the output is zero.

In case multiple keys are down the output is undefined and should not be relied upon. The supported key codes are the followings:

space -> 32 (0x20)

0 -> 48 (0x30)

1 -> 49 (0x31)

2 -> 50 (0x32)

3 -> 51 (0x33)

4 -> 52 (0x34)

5 -> 53 (0x35)

6 -> 54 (0x36)

7 -> 55 (0x37)

8 -> 56 (0x38)

9 -> 57 (0x39)

A -> 65 (0x41)

B -> 66 (0x42)

C -> 67 (0x43)

D -> 68 (0x44)

E -> 69 (0x45)

F -> 70 (0x46)

G -> 71 (0x47)

H -> 72 (0x48)

I -> 73 (0x49)

J -> 74 (0x4a)

K -> 75 (0x4b)

L -> 76 (0x4c)

M -> 77 (0x4d)

N -> 78 (0x4e)

O -> 79 (0x4f)

P -> 80 (0x50)

Q -> 81 (0x51)

R -> 82 (0x52)

S -> 83 (0x53)

T -> 84 (0x54)

U -> 85 (0x55)

V -> 86 (0x56)

W -> 87 (0x57)

X -> 88 (0x58)

Y -> 89 (0x59)

Z -> 90 (0x5a)

a -> 65 (0x41)

b -> 66 (0x42)

c -> 67 (0x43)

d -> 68 (0x44)

e -> 69 (0x45)

f -> 70 (0x46)

g -> 71 (0x47)

h -> 72 (0x48)

i -> 73 (0x49)

j -> 74 (0x4a)

k -> 75 (0x4b)

l -> 76 (0x4c)

m -> 77 (0x4d)

n -> 78 (0x4e)

o -> 79 (0x4f)

p -> 80 (0x50)

q -> 81 (0x51)

r -> 82 (0x52)

s -> 83 (0x53)

t -> 84 (0x54)

u -> 85 (0x55)

v -> 86 (0x56)

w -> 87 (0x57)

x -> 88 (0x58)

y -> 89 (0x59)

z -> 90 (0x5a)

BackSpace -> 8 (0x08)

Tab -> 9 (0x09)

Return -> 13 (0x0d)

Pause -> 19 (0x13)

Scroll_Lock -> 145 (0x91)

Escape -> 27 (0x1b)

Home -> 36 (0x24)

Left -> 37 (0x25)

Up -> 38 (0x26)

Right -> 39 (0x27)

Down -> 40 (0x28)

Page_Up -> 33 (0x21)

Page_Down -> 34 (0x22)

End -> 35 (0x23)

Select -> 41 (0x29)

Print -> 42 (0x2a) -> 44 (0x2c)

Execute -> 43 (0x2b)

Insert -> 45 (0x2d)

Help -> 47 (0x2f)

Num_Lock -> 144 (0x90)

KP_Multiply -> 106 (0x6a)

KP_Add -> 107 (0x6b)

KP_Separator -> 108 (0x6c)

KP_Subtract -> 109 (0x6d)

KP_Decimal -> 110 (0x6e)

KP_Divide -> 111 (0x6f)

KP_0 -> 96 (0x60)

KP_1 -> 97 (0x61)

KP_2 -> 98 (0x62)

KP_3 -> 99 (0x63)

KP_4 -> 100 (0x64)

KP_5 -> 101 (0x65)

KP_6 -> 102 (0x66)

KP_7 -> 103 (0x67)

KP_8 -> 104 (0x68)

KP_9 -> 105 (0x69)

F1 -> 112 (0x70)

F2 -> 113 (0x71)

F3 -> 114 (0x72)

F4 -> 115 (0x73)

F5 -> 116 (0x74)

F6 -> 117 (0x75)

F7 -> 118 (0x76)

F8 -> 119 (0x77)

F9 -> 120 (0x78)

F10 -> 121 (0x79)

F11 -> 122 (0x7a)

F12 -> 123 (0x7b)

F13 -> 124 (0x7c)

F14 -> 125 (0x7d)

F15 -> 126 (0x7e)

F16 -> 127 (0x7f)

F17 -> 128 (0x80)

F18 -> 129 (0x81)

F19 -> 130 (0x82)

F20 -> 131 (0x83)

F21 -> 132 (0x84)

F22 -> 133 (0x85)

F23 -> 134 (0x86)

F24 -> 135 (0x87)

Shift_L -> 16 (0x10), 160 (0xa0)

Shift_R -> 16 (0x10), 161 (0xa1)

Control_L -> 17 (0x11), 162 (0xa2)

Control_R -> 17 (0x11), 163 (0xa3)

Caps_Lock -> 20 (0x14)

Alt_L -> 18 (0x12), 164 (0xa4)

Alt_R -> 18 (0x12), 165 (0xa5)

Delete -> 46 (0x2e)

## Parameters

Name | Label | Description | Data Type | Valid Values |
---|---|---|---|---|

| Key value pairs | Defines a two-column matrix. The first column designates the key(s) and the second the corresponding output value(s). | Matrix of size Mx2 | |

| Output datatype | The datatype of the output. Supported types are: double, int8, int16, int32, uint8, uint16, uint32. | String | 'double' |

## Ports

Name | Type | Description | IO Type | Number |
---|---|---|---|---|

| explicit | output | 1 | |

| activation | input | 1 |