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Problem With Keyboard Function Send()

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I have been trying to create scripts accessing various menus/functions in Microsoft OneNote 2003. Shortcuts with only one special key (e.g. ALT+O, SHIFT+F) work flawlessly with Send(). But I have difficulty using Send() shortcuts with two special keys such as CTRL+SHIFT+G:

;Run OneNote 2003

Run ("C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\ONENOTE.EXE")

;Wait for OneNote to become active

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2)

WinWaitActive("OneNote 2003")

;Navigate the list of folders in "My Notebook" folder

;by using the keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+G - "Open a menu of folders and sections in your notebook."

send("^+g")

;send("^+G")

;send("{CTRLDOWN}{SHIFTDOWN}{g down}")

;send("{SHIFTUP}{CTRLUP}{g up}")

As you can see, I have tried different keyboard combinations without success. Is it because I have not gained the control of the right window frame or because I have used the wrong parameters for Send()? Thanks very mcuh for the help!!

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I have been trying to create scripts accessing various menus/functions in Microsoft OneNote 2003. Shortcuts with only one special key (e.g. ALT+O, SHIFT+F) work flawlessly with Send(). But I have difficulty using Send() shortcuts with two special keys such as CTRL+SHIFT+G:

;Run OneNote 2003

Run ("C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\ONENOTE.EXE")

;Wait for OneNote to become active

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2)

WinWaitActive("OneNote 2003")

;Navigate the list of folders in "My Notebook" folder

;by using the keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+G - "Open a menu of folders and sections in your notebook."

send("^+g")

;send("^+G")

;send("{CTRLDOWN}{SHIFTDOWN}{g down}")

;send("{SHIFTUP}{CTRLUP}{g up}")

As you can see, I have tried different keyboard combinations without success. Is it because I have not gained the control of the right window frame or because I have used the wrong parameters for Send()? Thanks very mcuh for the help!!

If your doing it to a specific window, I suggest ControlSend()
ControlSend('Window Name', 'Control ID text If known', 'Control ID If necessary', '^+g')
See if that works.

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If your doing it to a specific window, I suggest ControlSend()

ControlSend('Window Name', 'Control ID text If known', 'Control ID If necessary', '^+g')
See if that works.
Thanks for the reply. I just discovered that by adding Sleep(300) before Send("^+g"), I made it work. I guess sometimes the script is faster than the response time of the program it intends to control. BTW, I have been experiencing problems using any function involving Control ID because I don't know how to get that information. The following is a snapshot from AutoIt v3 Active Window Info:

>>>>>>>>>>>> Window Details <<<<<<<<<<<<<

Title: Untitled page - Microsoft Office OneNote 2003

Class: Framework::CFrame

Size: X: 0 Y: 0 W: 824 H: 734

>>>>>>>>>>> Mouse Details <<<<<<<<<<<

Screen: X: 118 Y: 264

Cursor ID: 5

>>>>>>>>>>> Pixel Color Under Mouse <<<<<<<<<<<

RGB: Hex: 0xFFFFFF Dec: 16777215

>>>>>>>>>>> Control Under Mouse <<<<<<<<<<<

Size: X: 4 Y: 193 W: 781 H: 503

Control ID:

ClassNameNN: OneNote::CJotSurfaceWnd1

Text:

>>>>>>>>>>> Status Bar Text <<<<<<<<<<<

>>>>>>>>>>> Visible Window Text <<<<<<<<<<<

MsoDockTop

Formatting

16

Verdana

Standard

Menu Bar

Type a question for help

Type text to find

>>>>>>>>>>> Hidden Window Text <<<<<<<<<<<

MsoDockLeft

MsoDockRight

MsoDockBottom

I tried

AutoItSetOption("WinTitleMatchMode", 4)

ControlSend("classname=OneNote::CJotSurfaceWnd1", "", "", "^+g")

but it did not work. Any suggestion on how to obtain Control ID for the window. Thanks very much.

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