Floating Screen Keyboard
kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Aug 7 19:08:42 CDT 2007
On Tue, 7 Aug 2007 21:50:38 +0100, Peter Reid wrote:
> I'm trying to create a floating screen keyboard application that will
> allow me to use a mouse to "type" into other applications by clicking
> on the keys in the floating keyboard. I'm trying to do this on a Mac
> under OS X 10.4.x using Rev 2.8.1.
> For example, if I'm using a web browser on a projected image, I might
> be using a mouse only and want to be able to type into the browser
> URL address box. I have looked a the built-in OS X keyboard viewer
> and it is too small, can't be resized and you can't use it to type in
> capital letters! This is why I thought I'd see if I could make an
> app in Rev that presented a scalable floating keyboard for mouse
> entry of text.
> However, I can't see how I can send individual characters to whatever
> is the currently active window as if they had been typed on the real
> Any suggestions please?
Well, you could look at using AppleScript to drive the System Events
app to do GUI Scripting:
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