VirtualBox

Opened 12 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#10289 closed defect (obsolete)

Key mappings different in GUI and VBoxSDL (reappear again in 4.1.8r75467)

Reported by: Df.Df Owned by:
Component: GUI/seamless Version: VirtualBox 4.1.8
Keywords: keyboard sdl Cc:
Guest type: Windows Host type: Windows

Description

See (yes, closed) tickets: https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/2470 https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/3642

I'm having EXACTLY the same issue with VBox SDL:

With GUI - everything is FINE, with SDL - exactly as described in above tickets:

arrows, home, end, pgup, pgdn, etc. keys act like numpad with NumLock on - arrow keys produce numbers 2,4,6,8, Del produces "." etc. Major difference is that this behavior observed when NUMLOCK is ON (both groups of keys - on numpad and separate - produce digit, point, etc.), when it's off BOTH groups works as arrows, Home, End, etc.

Host : Windows XP SP3 32bit
Guest: Windows XP SP3 32bit

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Michael Thayer, 12 years ago

Can't immediately reproduce this, but numlock does seem to be working strangely in VBoxSDL here too - the normal arrow keys are completely unaffected, but the numpad doesn't always know when numlock is on and when it is off.

comment:2 by aeichner, 8 years ago

Resolution: obsolete
Status: newclosed

Please reopen if still relevant with a recent VirtualBox release.

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