So, at the root of this was James taking a look at web5250 which was written circa 2002 by me and really not maintained since.  I was a Java rookie and a JavaScript rank amateur so that code was pretty brittle to begin with.

I don't know if he or his team will look into it further or not. It has been on my list to update for at least a decade.  The part which was definitely not working well were the function keys and I  think that triggered his questions.

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On 1/22/2020 9:25 AM, Scott Klement wrote:
Our product (which is a commercial product, not free) has no problem with function keys.   I guess I wonder what would be the problem?

The browser sends the keystroke, and you can choose to cancel the event/cancel bubbling (which prevents the browser itself from handling the key).   It's not difficult, and works fine.

Why would a product have trouble with this?

On 1/20/2020 7:03 PM, James H. H. Lampert wrote:
Dear Mr. Liisberg (et al.):

One thing I noticed about IceCap is that it manages to take over the function keys in every browser I've tried it in. This is obviously very important, and it's something everything else I've tried seems to have trouble with.

Any pointers on that?


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