[Lazarus] read single char from STDIN

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 14:21:00 CET 2011

On 18/11/11 13:06, Martin wrote:
> Not done any console apps in a long time.
> If I do:
> var c: char;
> read(c);
> It will read individual files, but only after I pressed enter on my
> terminal. What is needed to read the char immediately?

This is rather platform specific, since you have to set your terminal 
into non-canonical mode.  You should be able to use the functions in the 
keyboard unit to do this in a cross platform way.


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