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HotKeySet and custom buttons.

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I have an HP dv6647cl that comes with a set of custom keys for DVD, Sound, and Playback control. Since I upgraded from Vista to 7, some of those keys still work but the DVD button has no function. Is there any way to make AutoIT use one of those custom keys with HotKeySet?

The actual code is rather simple:

HotKeySet("{???}","dvd")
While 1
    Sleep(1000)
WEnd

Func dvd()
If ProcessExists("wmplayer.exe") Then Exit
Run("C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe")
Exit
EndFunc

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Hi,

Have you looked at Send() in the help file?

There is some Multimedia keys you could try and see if they work.

If none of those keys work then you'll probably need to write your own hook to work like a hotkey.

It appears that HotKeySet() doesn't seem to work "{ASC nnnn)", shame because it's quite easy to find the ASCII value of your DVD key.

Cheers

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Function keys are rarely accessible without direct driver access since most keyboards are custom. You probably can't hotkey it.

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