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MasonMill

Why doesn't this work? Am I missing something? It doesn't highlight yellow like it normally does. I just want to send w down when i assign $w as w.

Send("{"& $w &" down}")

Thanks!

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wakillon

Your send command seems to be good for hold a key down...

But have you activate the gui or windows before ?


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MasonMill

I'll go take a look again, it didn't seem to work. Ya I activated it. Thanks for the input!

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wakillon

Maybe force string concat before Send ?

Local $keydown = "{"& $w &" down}"
Send($keydown)

I don't think so...

MasonMill, wich type of window do you activate ?

Tried your send command on notepad...

Run ( 'notepad' )
Sleep ( 1000 )
$w = 'w' 
WinActivate ( "[CLASS:Notepad]", "" )
Send ( "{" & $w & " down}" )
Send ( "{a down}" )

and it works !

Edited by wakillon

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MasonMill

ya thanks for the help guys, just threw me off when i didnt see the yellow and i didnt cut and paste so long story short lost in translation! Thanks for the help, and learned a couple things along the way!

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