May 6, 2010 at 8:25pm
It might be the first time i don’t find the way to accomplish something in Max… and i think it might be very useful to many people.
I would like to lock/disable the keyboard (not responding to anything) with a combo keys, lets say CMD+ALT+SHIFT+B (something not usual to type). And i would like to be able to unlock the keyboard using the same combination.
I use popupdate to lock the mouse but i can’t find any similar for the keyboard.
I’ve been looking around and i did not find an easy answer, not even in command line..
Thanks in advance!
May 7, 2010 at 5:10pm
Using/locking the keyboard just for Max commands?
I also like [sprintf %c] after [key], so you can use [sel a b c d e] rather than the ASCII numbers. However, this won’t work for the non-printing chars like tab, space, return, etc.
May 8, 2010 at 10:40pm
Thanks but I already know sel, sprintf…. I was looking for something to entirely lock the keyboard so that CMD+Q will not quit the application. The keyboard should NOT respond to anything (non-printing chars included), so no tabs, spaces nor CMD+ALT+ESC should respond.
I guess there is no such an 3party object / feature for that.
too bad :(
Aug 8, 2011 at 8:45pm
I also need to selectively disable keyboard commands for an installation and found this link useful (for Windows):
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