Table-Driven Method of Converting Scan Codes From the Keyboard on One PC to Compatible Scan Codes to Be Entered on a Different Model PC
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28
Disclosed is a programming method for conversion of keyboard scan codes between two different types of keyboards. The machine type for a host and remote Personal Computers (PCs) are checked to determine their keyboard types which are used as an index into a 2-dimensional conversion routine table. The entry in the table contains the conversion routine entry point and is called to perform scan code conversion.