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Assigns actions to otherwise unused keys

'xhkeys' assigns an action to any key or key combination that is otherwise unused in X (such as the "menu" key on a 105 key keyboard, extra keys on some keyboard models, or odd keys on laptops). The action can be a builtin operation, a call to an external application, the sending of a key event (simulating a key press/release), or the sending of a mouse button event (simulating a button press/release).


User manual available in HTML format from http://wmalms.tripod.com/xhkeys_manual.html



version 2.2.1 (stable)
released on 6 July 2004


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Janet Casey

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18 June 2004

Leaders and contributors

Michael Glickman Maintainer

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Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:wmlams@yahoo.com

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2017.


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