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Vista + Paradox + Sendkeys

Vista + Paradox + Sendkeys

Vista + Paradox + Sendkeys

Vista broke sendkeys().

There is a utility (skeys.exe) that brings back the same functionality. (from M$, I believe)  But then you have to distribute it.

Well, Jan Marysal found a way.

For instance, printing.  When you issue a print via formvar.action(dataprint), the dialog box pops up.

I run into this where the only way I can get a particular graph (look) is to create it on a form with boxes.  Then print the form after hiding some stuff on the form.

With sendkeys, you issued the sendkeys command, and THEN printed.

The replacement, found in user32.dll, acts the same way.


Uses "user32.dll"
keybd_event(bVk cLong, bScan cLong, dwFlags cLong, dwExtraInfo cLong)

keybd_event(VK_RETURN, 0, 0, 0)
fPrint.action(DataPrint) ; where fPrint is a form object

The above simply presses [Enter] when the dialog box to print pops up.

Tony McGuire
"It's not about having enough time; we have the rest of our lives.  It's about priorities."

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