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Cannot Send keyboard key 0xB7

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

I cannot seem to send the calculator key, it doesn't launch the app.  Heres my code

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#include <WinAPISys.au3>
_WinAPI_Keybd_Event ( 0xB7, $KEYEVENTF_EXTENDEDKEY )
_WinAPI_Keybd_Event ( 0xB7, $KEYEVENTF_KEYUP )

Send("{LAUNCH_APP2}")

DllCall('user32.dll', 'int', 'keybd_event', 'int', 0xB7, 'int', 0, 'int', 0, 'ptr', 0)
DllCall('user32.dll', 'int', 'keybd_event', 'int', 0xB7, 'int', 0, 'int', 2, 'ptr', 0)

I know I can do this, but why doesn't the first method work?

Run("calc.exe")

 

Edited by DLS

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all three ways you used in first list works well on my pc.

when I run first script, 3 calc.exe are executed.

(win7 x64 AutoIt 3.3.14.2)


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Hello In my machina none works. (Windows 10x64)

 

Probably the keyboard needs to support that keys.

 

Saludos

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

I do have a keyboard with a dedicated calculator key.   I even double checked the scancode from my physical with this code below and it is registering as key 0xB7 when I press it.

 

Note: I got the code below, to read physical keyboard scancode, off the internet.  It works perfectly, I am not trying to steal someones credit.

<snip>

 

And if autoit is sending a keyboard event, why would it matter what keyboard I have.  Oh well, its most likely something windows10 broke.  I also have Windows10x64 updated with latest anniversary service pack.

Edited by Melba23
Keylogging code removed

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DLS,

Please read this announcement to understand why I have removed your code.  I understand entirely why you posted it, but please do not do so again.

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try sendinput command although I am not sure on examples in autoit using that

 

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Sorry Melba

I can see how that code could be repurposed into a keylogger, giving autoit a bad name.  

I was just using it for debugging, it wont happen again.

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