controlling other programms with rev (windows)
kray at sonsothunder.com
Thu Jun 14 12:04:42 CDT 2007
On Thu, 14 Jun 2007 11:12:07 +0000, runrev260805 at m-r-d.de wrote:
> i´ve programmed some litte apps for automation under windows xp with
> a tool called MacroScheduler. Now i want to recreate this apps by and
> by with Revolution, if possible. Macroscheduler is among other things
> able to send keystrokes to other windows apps. It is also able to
> start other programs, wait until they´re finished and so on.
> Can i realize such things with Rev? Open a windows app,waiting until
> this app is fully loaded, sending keystrokes to it, waiting until the
> programm has finished, minimizing and maximizing other windows apps.
> Or should i use MacroScheduler further on?
> There is no need for me to do the apps with rev, as MacroScheduler
> works okay.
> But to improve my Rev knowledge, i need some "real things to develop".
Unfortunately there's no simple way for Rev to send keystrokes to
another app. All the other stuff can be accomplished through Rev by
executing VBScripts, but IMHO I'd stick with MacroScheduler for now.
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