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Opening new tab in Chrome opens last closed tab!

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I've been working on a script and part of it is to open a new tab in Google Chrome and then type in a web address. The Chrome shortcut to open a new tab is CTRL + T.

Here is the what I used:

Send("^{T}")

However, this ended up opening the last closed tab, which would be CTRL + SHIFT + T. This code does not say to press shift...

I also tried this, but it didn't do anything:

Send("{RCTRL}" + "{T}")

And, then I tried this

Send("{RCTRL down}")
Send("{T}")
Send("{RCTRL up}")

.. but it also just opened the last closed tab.

It's as if AutoIT is holding down the shift key while doing this! I'm pretty sure the shift key isn't stuck. I've rebooted the computer a few times and even tried on 2 other computers.

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I'm not sure if it matters or not, but try with a lower case t instead of sending an upper case T.


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I'm not sure if it matters or not, but try with a lower case t instead of sending an upper case T.

WOW.

That is the solution!

I guess AutoIT uses shift to input capital letters, even for keystrokes..

I always wrote the keys in caps since that's how I learned when I first started scripting, and it looks better. Oh well, thank you for your guess!

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