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texus

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Android sends Delete event instead of Backspace
« on: October 22, 2017, 11:37:21 am »
SFML maps the AKEYCODE_DEL event to Keyboard::Delete (WindowImplAndroid.cpp#L623) while this is actually the backspace key. The real delete key is AKEYCODE_FORWARD_DEL.

Is this a bug or was there a reason to do this? I find it strange that I just worked around this in my code when I encountered it a few years ago. Maybe I saw this post back then and though that it would be fixed, but it looks like it was forgotten.
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Re: Android sends Delete event instead of Backspace
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2017, 02:32:33 pm »
Feel free to open an issue, that way Mario won't forget it, once he gets around working on SFML... ::)
Also link to that forum post in the issue, maybe there's more to extract.
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