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AS my thread was closed: https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/174011-sendmessage-wm_keydown-wm_keyup-do-not-work/

I will rephrase my question.

Source code: http://pastebin.com/dfsVpunu

How the code should be modified, to get it working in notepad?

The goal is, when the notepad is opened, active and focused, you press F2 (start the script) and the space character writes to the notepad.

The character must be written using DllCall SendMessage/PostMessage function.

Alternative ways like Send/ControlSend do not offer - it is research work.

I hope I do not break any forum rules, posting the question like this.


Thanks in advance!

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I hope I do not break any forum rules, posting the question like this.

As you are reposting a question which was previously locked, you most certainly are. We know that the code works except in your "special" window - the nature of which you will not divulge. My offer is still open - prove the "special" window is legal and I will reopen the original thread. Meanwhile, I suggest you do not open a third one.


Edit: And the "special" window was indeed illegal.

Edited by Melba23

Public_Domain.png.2d871819fcb9957cf44f4514551a2935.png Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind

Open spoiler to see my UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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