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


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


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?



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


Probably the keyboard needs to support that keys.



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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.



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
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