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[SOLVED] ControlSend "lights up my mouse pointer"

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Was testing ControlSend("My Window Name", "", "", "^c") vs the normal Send("^c") or _SendEx("^c") to copy selected text from a window...

In Windows, I have a setting that when I click the Ctrl key only, my mouse pointer is "highlighted" [that I could of course disable].

If I use Send("^c"), or do this manually, the mouse pointer is never highlighted, as I wish it to be.

With ControlSend it *does* highlight...

I thought that maybe the Ctrl key goes up a few ms too soon in that one and increased AutoItSetOption("SendKeyDownDelay", 5) to way higher, but it doesn't make a difference.

As it doesn't seem possible to do "^ down", could it be prevented in some way?

Beside the slight annoyance, it simply alerted me that these seem to work differently [and of course, they are different].

I also get the early impression that ControlSend [to copy] seems in no way quicker to get something on the clipboard, maybe even slower?

Thanks  :)

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#2 ·  Posted

{CTRLDOWN} *does* exist, so it was solved by ...

ControlSend("My Window Name", "", "", "{CTRLDOWN}c{CTRLUP}")

 

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