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simuate the keyboard

Posted on 1999-07-26
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
   In order to test my system, I want to write a pragram to simuate the keyboard, so I can open and close different files one by one. But I do not know how to do it by MFC. I want the help imminently.
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>> I want to write a pragram to simuate the keyboard, so I can open and close different files one by one
I cant get clear ...
what has the keyboard to do with opening and closing files ..?  
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chensu earned 210 total points
ID: 1311545
1. You can simulate a keystroke by using the keybd_event function.

2. There is an article "Sending Keystrokes under Win32" in Windows Developer's Journal March 1997 issue. In this article, the author demonstrates how to use a journal playback hook in Windows NT and Windows 95 to send keystrokes to other applications. Download the source code at


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Thanks alot!

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