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ASCII for the delete key is not working in my C code.
I tried this...

int c;
     printf("\nPressed Delete Key");
    printf("\n Not Delete Key");

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Solution 1

Look at the MDSN documentation about ASCII characters: ASCII Character Codes Chart 1[^]

They state: "ASCII code 127 has the code DEL. Under MS-DOS this code has the same effect as ASCII 8 (BS). The DEL code can be generated by the CTRL + BKSP key."

I tried your code on my computer (Windows Vista 32 bit), and I found this:

  • the BACKSPACE key produce the code 8;
  • the DELETE key produce the code 224;
  • the CTRL + BACKSPACE key produce the code 127.
Dalek Dave 22-Oct-10 3:41am
Good Answer.

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