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Noob question - Attachmate Extra - send text to another window

Noob question - Attachmate Extra - send text to another window

Noob question - Attachmate Extra - send text to another window

(OP)
Hi!

I am using Attachmate Extra and need to send some text to a window other than the active terminal session. According to the examples I found in the help file, it should be as simple as this:

CODE -->

Sub main
    AppActivate "Untitled - Notepad"
    Sendkeys "Hello world!"
End Sub 

It changes focus to Notepad just fine, however, I get an "Illegal Function Call" error on the Sendkeys line.

Any suggestions?

Thank you in advance!

RE: Noob question - Attachmate Extra - send text to another window

This works with Excel VBA but not Extra EB. sorry, i don't know how to code this in Extra. What exactly are you trying to do?

RE: Noob question - Attachmate Extra - send text to another window

(OP)
I have a script running in an Extra! telnet session, and at some point in that script I need to set focus on another telnet window to start a ping command. I used to be able to do this quite easily in Procomm Plus, but can't seem to make it work with Attachemate Extra.

RE: Noob question - Attachmate Extra - send text to another window

In Attachmate, you should be able to pass data from one session to another.

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