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Collecting a key press

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Alice
Alice on 3 Feb 2015
Commented: Alice on 3 Feb 2015
I'm trying to collect key presses and I need to see which key they pressed but MATLAB keeps giving me the numerical code as opposed to the character. How do I get the character as output instead?

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Niels
Niels on 3 Feb 2015
It would be good if you provide us with a snippet of the code you are using right now.
With the current information provided, I can suggest 2 things:
  • Convert the numeric value to a character using char()
  • Use get(gcf,'currentcharacter') to get the actual string

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Alice
Alice on 3 Feb 2015
I've been using
[KeyIsDown, secs, KeyCode] = KbCheck;
response(i)=KbName(KeyCode);

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