Re: CueCat

From: Jan Karrman <jan_at_it_dot_uu_dot_se>
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 03:23:01 CDT

On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, Alan Dechert wrote:

> Thanks Jan,
>
> Here's the output with Caps Lock ON:
>
> qwer !@#$%^QWER
> asdf&*()_+ASDF
> zxcv|-=\`[ZXCV
> tyui]{};':TYUI
> ghjk",./<>?GHJK
>

I have just received the CueCats, thank you.

I can verify the Caps Lock strangeness: it has to be ON to get
correct case for the letters. Another weird thing was that I
did not back the correct strings from my last example:

qwer !"#%&QWER
asdf/*)=?+ASDF
zxcv*+'ZXCV
tyui^TYUI
ghjk,.-;:_GHJK

Note the appearance of eight bit characters - they are Swedish
accented characters. Of course, I tested it on a machine with
a Swedish keyboard, and the scanned data comes in as had it been
entered on the keyboard. So the data must have been translated
by the OS through a keyboard map.

Neither of this causes any problems for us, since we will use
string of only digits.

/Jan
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