type: function (subr) location: built-in source file: msstuff.c and osdefs.h and osptrs.h Common LISP compatible: no supported on: MS-DOS compatibles
The GET-KEY function gets a single key stroke from the keyboard (as opposed to an entire line - as READ does).
(setq mychar (get-key)) ; get a character
NOTE: This function is an extension of the XLISP system. It is provided in the MSSTUFF.C source code file. If your XLISP system is built for an IBM PC and compatibles or MS-DOS, this function will work. If your system is built on UNIX or some other operating system, it is unlikely that these functions will work unless you extend STUFF.C.