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  1. #1
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    Exclamation Help me for sending keys to a program

    I have a dilemma,
    I am using vb6, through my application I want to send some keys mentioned below to a application:
    1. caption of application = "ODIN Client Ver10.0.0.2(Powered by FT-Engines)

    2. Every time I close the application and restart it the class is different mentioned below are the 2 class id i got
    Afx:00400000:8:00010011:00000000:000101AF
    Afx:00400000:8:00010011:00000000:00030179

    Now this class is of the main form there are many MDICHild form as well , so which ever is active child i wish to send the keys
    1. shift + f12
    2. wait of around 3 seconds
    3. escape key
    4. Down arrow Key / Up arrow Key to move focus within the MDICHILD window at different records.

    Hope I am clear , I have tried many figureing out many options but honestly I am really weak when it comes to API's I also tried taking some tutorials, it did help but the purpose is not solved hope somebody helps me.
    thanks in advance

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    Re: Help me for sending keys to a program

    You can simulate key presses and releases using the WinAPI function "keybd_event". More info about how to use it in VB here: http://www.andreavb.com/forum/viewtopic_1802.html

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