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

Keith (Gulf Breeze Ortho Lab) keith at gulfbreezeortholab.com
Tue Sep 27 05:55:53 EDT 2011


Thanks for your response--and good information to know. However, I do need a 
solution for Windows... Hmmmmm.

-----Original Message----- 
From: Richmond Mathewson
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 4:27 AM
To: How to use LiveCode
Subject: Re: Is there a way to send keyboard keys to other windows?

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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