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MasonMill

Hello,

I have to use the right alt key plus a character for a command. My left alt/ctrl/shift are used so I cant use Send("!r") without the ALT key getting stuck in the down position. Where it messes up is:

Send("{RALT DOWN}")
Sleep(100)
Send("r")
Sleep(100)
Send("{RALT UP}")

It seems others are having the same problem and was suggested to use the _SendEx function. I checked the autoit wiki that others have suggested but even there it says:

"The _SendEx function waits for the Shift, Alt And Ctrl keys to be released...   ...is not intended to be used when one of these modifier keys has been set to be down using any combination of {ALTDOWN}, {SHIFTDOWN} and {ALTDOWN}."

I dont want it to be released before the r button is pushed.  What is a good fix for this problem?

Thanks,

Mason

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BrewManNH

Use Send("!r") instead of sending them separately would be the first thing to try.


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MasonMill

Send("!r") uses the left alt button which does something different. I need to use the right alt button.

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Alexxander

i cant get why you included the sleep(100)

anyways your code is also making ALT stuck on my PC

i tried this it worked for me

Send("{RALT DOWN}f{RALT UP}")

this code alone must open the file menu it Scite

anyways i think you must have this working

Send("{RALT DOWN}r{RALT UP}")

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