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Arduino leonardo as Keyboard works only when app is active

Aug 31 2012 | 6:00 pm

I got a Leonardo and using the example code had it running with mas as keyboard keys
works really well, my question is :
is possible to have a standalone minimized or in the background and listen to keys

any advice is more than welcome.


Sep 04 2012 | 1:34 pm

any One?

Sep 04 2012 | 2:25 pm

This is the general behaviour of [key], as far as I’m aware. I’ve been using my new Leonardo with [serial] to allow ‘background’ input (also making it compatible with my older Duemilanove).

EDIT: Yeah, seems that other people have just used [hi] instead of [key]:

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