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Global Hot Key

Posted on 1998-11-25
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Anyone have code to implement a global hotkey? I want to pop up my application even if another program has focus.

Using Delphi 3/win98

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Dave
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The following four components are on the Delphi Super Page (http://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/delphi/) and all have source.

Cheers,

Raymond.

watch.zip (144,397 bytes) TWatch watches system events with Hooks. Watches creation, activation and closure of other
     programs, and keystrokes of the entire system. Source shows how to implement the hooks in a dll. (ver. 1.01, added
     11/12/97, updated 9/20/98)  by Florian Bomers  

     fngb2202.exe (106,602 bytes) A new version of the System Wide Keyboard Hook component that allows event handler to
     discard the message before it goes to the rest of hook chain. (ver. 1.1, added 3/29/98, updated 5/10/98, See LEGAL.TXT
     for usage and redistribution conditions information.)  by Gleb Yourchenko  

     fngb2302.exe (95,774 bytes) A new versoin of System wide mouse hook component. Allows mouse event handler to
     discard message before it goes to the rest of hook chain. (ver. 1.1, added 3/29/98, updated 5/10/98, See LEGAL.TXT for
     information about usage and redistribution conditions.)  by Gleb Yourchenko  

     fngb2701.exe (106,826 bytes) A simple wrapper component for WH_SHELL hook. (ver. 1.0, added 6/26/98, See
     LEGAL.TXT for informaion about conditions of usage and redistribution.)  by Gleb Yourchenko  

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Thanks Raymond... looks like what I was looking for.

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