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Re: EventHandler vs ControllerState

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  • Subject: [mg113641] Re: EventHandler vs ControllerState
  • From: Joseph Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 05:14:41 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <iaj4hh$n0u$1@smc.vnet.net> <iam386$k4e$1@smc.vnet.net> <iaonh2$jg6$1@smc.vnet.net> <iatt5c$eim$1@smc.vnet.net>

It does vary by system.  I tried SystemInformation on my WinXP box at 
work, and Mathematica 7.0.1 did not list the keyboard or mouse.

So, here is an area where Mathematica is not multiplatform in that it 
does not support portability of notebooks between platforms.  

Joe Gwinn


In article <iatt5c$eim$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Joseph Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net> wrote:

> In article <iaonh2$jg6$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
>  "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Nope. No keyboard in SystemInformation[] (devices tav) as far as I can
> > see, only display and my digitizer.
> 
> Must vary by system.  I'm running Mathematica 7.0.1 on MacOS 10.6.4 on 
> an intel iMac, and SystemInformation tells all.
> 
> Joe Gwinn
> 
> 
> > Cheers -- Sjoerd
> > 
> > On Nov 1, 11:02 am, Joseph Gwinn <joegw... at comcast.net> wrote:
> > > In article <iaj4hh$n0... at smc.vnet.net>,
> > >  "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devr... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > This must be computer dependent then. The only controller that
> > > > ControllerInformation[ ] sees on my TabletPC is the Wacom pen, not the
> > > > keyboard.
> > >
> > > Try SystemInformation[], which tells of all devices, not just
> > > controllers (which are included).
> > >
> > > Joe Gwinn


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