Keypress vs Keymask - What's the difference?

keypress | keymask |


As nouns the difference between keypress and keymask

is that keypress is the depression of an input key; a keystroke while keymask is (computing|programming) a bitmask specifying which keypresses were made.

keypress

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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.
  • keymask

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing, programming) A bitmask specifying which keypresses were made.