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I was trying out a certain notes program written in BASIC and I was super hyped to try out my external keyboard with it (using an adapter). Unfortunately it didn't work which confused me so I made a quick program that would return the getKey value when a key was pressed. It worked (thankfully) with the built in keypad but whenever I tried to use the keyboard it wouldn't return a getKey value!

I was wondering if there is a trick yet to get the keyboard to return a getKey value or will I have to wait for the USB to get documented before that'll be possible? Would TI's own keyboard work?

EDIT: the keyboard works perfectly on the homescreen, program edit menu, etc so the keyboard is working.
Thanks for attempting this with my program Smile It may be important to know, though, what model keyboard are you using? And what adapter?
Yeah... I thought USB was needed? What else can this said keyboard be used for? To expand on this, iirc, USB libs are needed to interface keyboard, so what have you been able to do with this?

If this is the case and it's not the TI keyboard, I might do this too... Up my nerdiness level next school year Razz
This is *NOT* the TI keyboard. TLM used an adapter to connect a computer keyboard to the calculator. He can type on the home screen, program menu, and catalog, but not in BasicNoteCE. (Side note to TLM: I already published a GetKey value finder in the archives. One for Basic, and one for ICE Razz) He is wondering what the GetKey values are for the keyboard keys. Hope I cleared things up a little.

What USB libs are you talking about? There isn't any such thing that I know of. Keyboard+adapter+calc=60 wpm on a calculator! (TLM made a video and showed it to me a while ago). I don't remember what cable he used, but I remember a "G" somewhere in it's name Razz.

SM84CE: You should read the whole thing first Razz
0x5 yeah... So a usb adapter for the calc and a keyboard? I just need to convince the gateway to Amazon... I mean, my dad Razz
The TI 84 family all have support for HID (Human Interface Device) devices. Therefore it can communicate with basic external hardware through the USB. My keyboard is a Logitech K120 which is about as basic as you can get. Razz
I used an OTG mini-USB male to USB A female for my adapter.
I since I can't the keyboard to return getKey values, I was wondering if there was a way to make it return a value without needing the USB driver Mateo and Jacobly are working on.
  
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