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Specifying keystroke buffering

Keystroke buffering, also referred to as type-ahead support, enables you to enter keystrokes in an emulator session even when input is inhibited. Keystrokes are buffered when input is inhibited and processed later when the input-inhibited condition is removed. You can purge buffered keystrokes by pressing the Reset key.

Even with keystroke buffering enabled, not all keystrokes are buffered.

When keystroke buffering is disabled, keystrokes are processed immediately, which causes errors if input is inhibited.

By default, keystroke buffering is enabled. To disable it, use any of the following methods:

Related topics

  • Default characters and functions
  • Remapping the keyboard
  • Specifying a key as repeating or non-repeating