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I've got a super simple script that trigger by Ctrl+Alt+S and sends, among others, the Del key. Instead, it sends Ctrl+Alt+Del (I've read that that's impossible, so I guess not entirely :)), probably because on the physical keyboard, Ctrl+Alt are still pressed by the time the Del key is sent.

How do I make it send ONLY the keys I tell it to send and not the ones on the physical keyboard? Or iow, how do I make it ignore whatever the physical keyboard is doing?

Here's my script:

HotKeySet("!^s", "selectAndSave")

Func selectAndSave()


   HotKeySet("!^s", "selectAndSave")

While 1

I got this mostly from the examples in the documentation. I have no idea why HotKeySet must be called three times like that, or why the While-loop must be there. But it works apart from that Ctrl+Alt+Del issue.

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You are seeing exactly why using Sends is not the most stable way of doing things. Perhaps if you explain what you are trying to accomplish we can show you a better way.

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This will help explain why that can happen, and a fix for it as well.

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