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Keypress multiple events

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Hi,

I am using SimConnect with MSFS2020.
I am capturing keypresses using the technique from the sample InputEvent, only modified for C#.

Issue:
For a single keypress, SimConnect receives 5 or 6 (or more) events from MSFS.
I have verified this using FSUIPC logging.

I have tried to remove notifications when processing the first event but it has no effect on arriving events.

I am currently using a time based block where I ignore the events for a couple of seconds after the first one arrives.

This is a nasty solution as sometimes the user may want to press the key again and the block then impedes them. ;-(

Does anyone have a suggestion on a proper way to stop, or better deal with, the multiple keypress events?

Thanks
Rob
 
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Gave up with SimConnect keypress, and switched to low level keyboard hook.
Works sort of... captures keys fine but even captures when another app is running (not good)
Better if I could make the SimConnect keypress work properly.

EDIT
Modified keyboard hook to only look at MSFS :)
 
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