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Changaco, I appreciate the work you've done here by merging and categorizing the Hotkeys article. However, articles within the wiki should follow a standard format for the sake of consistency. That includes things like:
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== getscancodes ==
* Table of Contents should appear the top, above all text
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* Articles should open with an '''Introduction''' and close with an '''Additional Resources''' (where applicable
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getscancodes is very useful tool for grabbing scancodes.
* Headings (H1, H2, H3, H4, etc.) should be used logically, beginning at H1 (=SAMPLE=)
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Quick howto for newbie
For more general guidelines, see [[ArchWiki Tutorial (English)]]<br/>
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* install getscancodes from aur #yaourt -Sya getscancodes
~[[User:Thayer| Thayer]] 2008-10-19 09:23PST
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* connect your device and recognize it #dmesg|tail -30
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* find the event id of the device (use grep) #cat /proc/bus/input/devices
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* run getscancodes #sudo getscancodes /dev/input/event18
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I find that it easy just to use setkeycodes for a quick test # setkeycodes scancode keycode
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I recommend on mapping the scancodes to a keycode with udev, just link to the [[Map_scancodes_to_keycodes|wiki]] or merge the pages.
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[[User:Dhead|Dhead]] ([[User talk:Dhead|talk]]) 05:54, 21 October 2013 (UTC)
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:There's already a link to [http://keytouch.sourceforge.net/howto_keyboard/node4.html official instructions] in [[Extra_Keyboard_Keys#See_also]], so I'd say it's not necessary to add these to our wiki.
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:''setkeycodes'' and mapping with udev are described in [[Map_scancodes_to_keycodes]], which is just fine - I don't know what you mean...
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:[[Map_scancodes_to_keycodes]] and [[Extra_Keyboard_Keys]] are properly interlinked, and I'm against the merging at the moment because that would imply other pages should be merged too and the resulting page would be too long and hard to read.
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:-- [[User:Lahwaacz|Lahwaacz]] ([[User talk:Lahwaacz|talk]]) 13:00, 21 October 2013 (UTC)

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getscancodes

getscancodes is very useful tool for grabbing scancodes. Quick howto for newbie

  • install getscancodes from aur #yaourt -Sya getscancodes
  • connect your device and recognize it #dmesg|tail -30
  • find the event id of the device (use grep) #cat /proc/bus/input/devices
  • run getscancodes #sudo getscancodes /dev/input/event18

I find that it easy just to use setkeycodes for a quick test # setkeycodes scancode keycode

I recommend on mapping the scancodes to a keycode with udev, just link to the wiki or merge the pages. Dhead (talk) 05:54, 21 October 2013 (UTC)

There's already a link to official instructions in Extra_Keyboard_Keys#See_also, so I'd say it's not necessary to add these to our wiki.
setkeycodes and mapping with udev are described in Map_scancodes_to_keycodes, which is just fine - I don't know what you mean...
Map_scancodes_to_keycodes and Extra_Keyboard_Keys are properly interlinked, and I'm against the merging at the moment because that would imply other pages should be merged too and the resulting page would be too long and hard to read.
-- Lahwaacz (talk) 13:00, 21 October 2013 (UTC)