Talk:Esc key

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I have read in "Jones and Bartlett - Introduction to 80x86 Assembly Language and Computer Architecture" that "ESC" abbreviation stands for Extra Services Control, but most people says "escape". Bottom of the Page 20, though. Please do a research about this. (talk) 17:52, 15 May 2008 (UTC) ParanoidE

No, the Escape key and corresponding ASCII code (27 dec.) goes back to the 1960's, long before the 80xx processors came about. (talk) 01:04, 28 March 2016 (UTC)

Esc to cancel dialogs[edit]

At least for the MessageBox function, Esc is only documented e.g. to activate the Cancel button, if present, not the No or Abort buttons. In actual fact it seems to be able to cancel an OK-only dialog too, although in that case the return value is 1, as if OK was clicked. -- (talk) 13:09, 27 January 2010 (UTC)


symbol section seems messy. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Krontethjort (talkcontribs) 18:29, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

Now better? -- Karl432 (talk) 23:39, 16 July 2013 (UTC)