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Im having a problem with a script not working while im holding down the shift key. Is their anyway I can tell the script to ignore the shift key? Thanks

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Im having a problem with a script not working while im holding down the shift key. Is their anyway I can tell the script to ignore the shift key? Thanks

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Post the simplest script that exhibits this behavior.


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Welcome to the AutoIt forum!

Post the simplest script that exhibits this behavior.

Here it is. I hit f1, it hits ctrl+variable then 1 then ctrl+variable. It works fine without shift down but doesnt work while holding shift.

Func F1 ( )

Send( "^" & $a )

Send( "1" )

Send( "^" & $b )

EndFunc

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If you want to ignore the shift key, you can put

If _isPressed(10) Then
EndIf

I cant seem to get this to work. Do I just put that anywhere or do I have to put it someplace specific? Im pretty new at this stuff so bare with me and thank you.

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Here it is. I hit f1, it hits ctrl+variable then 1 then ctrl+variable. It works fine without shift down but doesnt work while holding shift.

Read again the help under Send(). It insists that : "Function SendSome programs are very choosy about capital letters and CTRL keys, i.e. "^A" is different to "^a". The first says CTRL+SHIFT+A, the second is CTRL+a. If in doubt, use lowercase!"

Try something along this line (untested):

Func F1 ( )
Local $leftShift = _isPressed("A0")
Local $rightShift = _isPressed("A1")
If $leftShift Then Send("{LSHIFT up}")
If $rightShift Then Send("{RSHIFT up}")
 Send( "^" & $a )
 Send( "1" )
 Send( "^" & $b )
If $leftShift Then Send("{LSHIFT down}")
If $rightShift Then Send("{RSHIFT down}")
 EndFunc

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Read again the help under Send(). It insists that : "Function SendSome programs are very choosy about capital letters and CTRL keys, i.e. "^A" is different to "^a". The first says CTRL+SHIFT+A, the second is CTRL+a. If in doubt, use lowercase!"

Try something along this line (untested):

Func F1 ( )
Local $leftShift = _isPressed("A0")
Local $rightShift = _isPressed("A1")
If $leftShift Then Send("{LSHIFT up}")
If $rightShift Then Send("{RSHIFT up}")
 Send( "^" & $a )
 Send( "1" )
 Send( "^" & $b )
If $leftShift Then Send("{LSHIFT down}")
If $rightShift Then Send("{RSHIFT down}")
 EndFunc

Thanks for the reply!

Im getting an error that says

Local $leftShift = _isPressed("A0")

Local $rightShift =^ERROR

Error:Unkown function name.

I guess I need to define what those are? This is a bit over my head hehe.

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Thanks for the reply!

Im getting an error that says

Local $leftShift = _isPressed("A0")

Local $rightShift =^ERROR

Error:Unkown function name.

I guess I need to define what those are? This is a bit over my head hehe.

In this case, the help is always there! You need to insert this line with other #includes, before your code and variables:

#Include <Misc.au3>


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In this case, the help is always there! You need to insert this line with other #includes, before your code and variables:

#Include <Misc.au3>

Sorry, so I should just put that at the top exactly like it is or should the name be different? I read the autoit docs about include but im a bit confused. I put it exactly like that at the top, everything worked but the function still didnt work while shift was down.

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everything worked but the function still didnt work while shift was down.

It's possible the program you're sending keystrokes to monitors the keyboard at a lower level, or there is something specific with it. What program is it? And why do you maintain shift down precisely at this moment?

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It's possible the program you're sending keystrokes to monitors the keyboard at a lower level, or there is something specific with it. What program is it? And why do you maintain shift down precisely at this moment?

The program is a game and shift is the sprint button. Basically I would like to be able to use these hot keys while holding down shift to sprint.

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The program is a game and shift is the sprint button. Basically I would like to be able to use these hot keys while holding down shift to sprint.

I see. Games often use low-level or uncomon tricks. I've no good answer for you then, sorry.

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I see. Games often use low-level or uncomon tricks. I've no good answer for you then, sorry.

No problem. Thanks for giving it a shot for me!

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