Faking keypresses on Mac OS X
revlist at azurevision.co.uk
Wed Feb 27 13:42:37 EST 2008
On 27 Feb 2008, at 18:39, Ben Rubinstein wrote:
> On 27/2/08 18:32, Jim Sims wrote:
>> Might this work?
>> Put the chars you want onto clipboard in Rev - use a suitable time
>> delay (send in...)
>> the use an applescript which pastes into the topmost application.
> An ingenious suggestion, which might indeed work for some apps; but
> not for a browser instance inside Rev. Your suggestion did make me
> test what happened if my Rev app executed 'paste' while the focus
> was on a text field in the web page in the browser instance in the
> stack: the result was can't "paste (empty clipboard or locked
He didn't mean use Rev's internal paste command, but to use
AppleScript to make the frontmost application (in this case Rev) paste.
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