Is there a way to send keyboard keys to other windows?

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 04:27:17 CDT 2011


On 09/27/2011 12:14 PM, Keith (Gulf Breeze Ortho Lab) wrote:
> Hello,
>
> This might be a dumb question, but is there a way in LiveCode to simulate sending keyboard keys to non-LiveCode applications/windows? For example, if I am running Firefox and want to send a CTRL-T in order to open a new tab, is there a way that I can simulate the CTRL and T being pressed and then send it to a particular instance of a Firefox Window accordingly?
>
> Thanks,
>
> - Boo
> _______________________________________________
>

Boo to you too . . .  :)

I just had a poke in the Dictionary and found

send to program

which should do the trick; although 'tis Mac only . . .  :(



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