Keypress vs Keyclick - What's the difference?

keypress | keyclick |


In computing|lang=en terms the difference between keypress and keyclick

is that keypress is (computing) the buffered electrical signal resulting from such an event, sometimes distinguished from the release while keyclick is (computing) the sound produced by a keypress.

As nouns the difference between keypress and keyclick

is that keypress is the depression of an input key; a keystroke while keyclick is (computing) the sound produced by a keypress.

keypress

English

Alternative forms

* key press

Noun

(es)
  • The depression of an input key; a keystroke.
  • (computing) The buffered electrical signal resulting from such an event, sometimes distinguished from the release.
  • keyclick

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing) The sound produced by a keypress.
  • * 1984 , Byte magazine
  • The keyclick option is helpful to experienced typists who don't need to look at the keyboard.
  • * 1993 , Valerie Quercia, Tim O'Reilly, X Window System User's Guide
  • The c option sets the volume of the keyboard's keyclick .