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How use the Sendkey in .net

a.llexa.llex Posts: 7Member
What is the command in vb.net what works like the SENDKEY in vb6?
Sendkey command fill the keyboard buffer with a character.

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  • btsebbtseb Posts: 67Member
    : What is the command in vb.net what works like the SENDKEY in vb6?
    : Sendkey command fill the keyboard buffer with a character.
    :
    Example from Visual Studio Help Section:
    [code]AppActivate("Untitled - Notepad")
    SendKeys.SendWait("Hello world!")
    ' Send Ctrl S to open the Save As dialog box.
    SendKeys.SendWait("^S")
    ' Send the name of the new file.
    SendKeys.SendWait("c:HelloWorld.txt")
    ' Send Alt S to save the file.
    SendKeys.SendWait("%S")[/code]
    Compiling the Code
    This example requires:

    A reference to the [b]System.Windows.Forms[/b] namespace.
    A running instance of the Notepad (notepad.exe) application.
  • kenifkenif Posts: 2Member
    Save must be a small s:
    SendKeys.SendWait("^s")

    And it makes more sense to open the app than activate:
    Shell("notepad", vbNormalFocus)
  • kenifkenif Posts: 2Member
    Save must be a small s:
    SendKeys.SendWait("^s")

    And it makes more sense to open the app than activate:
    Shell("notepad", vbNormalFocus)
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