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

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at
Tue Sep 27 09:50:05 EDT 2011

On the Mac you do that via AppleScript. On Windows via VBScript.

Bill Vlahos
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On Sep 27, 2011, at 2:14 AM, 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
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