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Caffeine - Only activate when there's no mouse/keyboard activity Empty Caffeine - Only activate when there's no mouse/keyboard activity

Tue Dec 07, 2021 5:56 pm
I would like a feature added to caffeine where it only becomes active when it notices that there's no mouse or keyboard activity for x minutes.
Once there's activity, it deactivates. The reason is because pressing keys and simulating keypresses can cause issues in some apps.
For example in cygwin, F15 produces a ~ character for some reason.
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Caffeine - Only activate when there's no mouse/keyboard activity Empty Re: Caffeine - Only activate when there's no mouse/keyboard activity

Sun Jan 02, 2022 1:40 pm
This won't happen, but I can explain why.

In order for Caffeine to know whether there's any keyboard or mouse activity, it would need to get to see every key press so it could know that the presses are happening.

Apps which ask for a preview of every key press which takes place on the system look like keyloggers .. and who wants to run an app which looks like a keylogger.

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