screenkey 0.9

  • Ctrl+Ctrl detection now works correctly in more scenarios.
  • Ctrl++ (and similar sequences with repeated characters) are now shown as Ctrl+”+” for improved readability.
  • Shift+Backspace is now recognized and shown correctly.
  • Several multimedia keys are now supported. If “FontAwesome” is installed, the correct symbol is also displayed instead of a text abbreviation.
  • Visualization of whitespace characters can now be controlled.
  • Repeated key sequences are now abbreviated with a repeat count if above the specified threshold (3 by default).

screenkey 0.8.1

  • Fixed startup issue in Ubuntu without using --no-detach.
  • Fixed desktop menu file.

screenkey 0.8

  • Fix Alt+Shift mapping on stock altgr-intl keyboard layouts.
  • Correctly stay above fullscreen windows.
  • Do not mask pointer/keyboard events: allow the mouse to be used normally “under” the output window.
  • Improved interactive positioning (slop is required).
  • Allow KeySyms to be ignored (added --ignore on the command line), for better interaction with custom keyboard maps.

screenkey 0.7

  • Font color, background color and opacity are now fully configurable.
  • The saved state of boolean settings (persistent, modifiers only, etc) is correctly restored when changed from the settings dialog.

screenkey 0.6.2

  • HiDPI support
  • Fix initial state of “Persistent window” in the preferences.
  • Allow to reset the stored the geometry from the preferences also when changed interactively.

screenkey 0.6.1

  • Fix exception on first run.

screenkey 0.6

  • The python-xlib module and the xmodmap executable are not required/used anymore. screenkey now uses libX11.so.6 directly.
  • Key composition/input method support.
  • A new setting (always show Shift) has been added to always add “Shift” in modifier sequences which contain capitalizable letters.
  • CapsLock and NumLock status (on/off) is now shown when pressed.

screenkey 0.5

  • Fixes issues with recent glib versions.
  • XAUTHORITY is no longer required to be set.

screenkey 0.4

  • The font is now configurable as well
  • Tweaks to symbol spacing
  • Highlight recent keypresses for improved readability

screenkey 0.3

  • Multi-monitor support
  • Configurable size/position
  • Can show modifier sequences only
  • Improved backspace processing (3 different modes)
  • Normal/Emacs/Mac caps modes
  • Enable/disable dynamically by pressing both control keys
  • All settings available through command-line flags
  • Usable without system tray (for tiling window managers)
  • Several bug fixes