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NAME

       keyboard_clearstate  - reset the state of all keys when in raw keyboard
       mode

SYNOPSIS

       #include <vgakeyboard.h>

       void keyboard_clearstate(void);

DESCRIPTION

       When in raw keyboard mode, svgalib receives press  and  release  events
       from  the  kernel  and  keeps  track  which keys are currently pressed.
       Calling  keyboard_clearstate()  sets  this  information  to  all   keys
       released.  You  can  use  this  for  cleanup  at certain places in your
       program. In addition svgalib resets the states of all keys  when  a  VC
       switch  occurs  because it does not know the current state of keys when
       it regains control of the console.

SEE ALSO

       svgalib(7),  vgagl(7),  libvga.config(5),   keytest(6),   eventtest(6),
       keyboard_seteventhandler(3),                          keyboard_init(3),
       keyboard_init_return_fd(3),                          keyboard_close(3),
       keyboard_setdefaulteventhandler(3),               keyboard_getstate(3),
       keyboard_keypressed(3), keyboard_translatekeys(3),  keyboard_update(3),
       keyboard_waitforupdate(3), vga_waitevent(3)

AUTHOR

       This  manual  page  was  edited by Michael Weller <eowmob@exp-math.uni-
       essen.de>. The exact source of the referenced function as  well  as  of
       the original documentation is unknown.

       It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
       Hanemaayer <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.

       Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused  by  the
       original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to
       this first version of the svgalib manual.