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Easy SendKeys

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Submitted on: 1/4/2015 5:58:00 PM
By: David (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 5 Users
Compatibility: VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0
Views: 2358
 
     How to use ALT & Function Keys with the sendkey command
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Easy SendKeys
' Description:How to use ALT & Function Keys with the sendkey command
' By: David (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:1 Command Button
Copy the code into the Command1_Click Event.
'
' Assumes:Calculator is installed on the PC
'**************************************

Dim ReturnValue, I
ReturnValue = Shell("CALC.EXE", 1)	' Run Calculator.
AppActivate ReturnValue 	' Activate the Calculator.
For I = 1 To 100	' Set up counting loop.
SendKeys I & "{+}", True	' Send keystrokes to Calculator
Next I	' to add each value of I.
SendKeys "=", True	' Get grand total.
SendKeys "%{F4}", True	' Send ALT+F4 to close Calculator.


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