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How to action "keybd_event in ExecWB"

Posted on 2000-04-04
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I want to know the Reason
that keybd_event("Tab") doesn't
working in ExecWB.

Where is this code Wrong?

 void CMyHtmlView::OnNavigateComplete2(LPCTSTR strURL)
{
// TODO: Add your specialized code here and/or call the base class

ExecWB(OLECMDID_SAVEAS, OLECMDEXECOPT_PROMPTUSER, NULL, NULL);

HWND aWnd = (HWND)GetActiveWindow();

::SetActiveWindow(aWnd);

::keybd_event(VK_TAB,MapVirtualKey(VK_TAB,0),0,0);

::keybd_event(VK_TAB,MapVirtualKey(VK_TAB,0),KEYEVENTF_KEYUP,0);
      
CHtmlView::OnNavigateComplete2(strURL);
}
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Question by:bluewin
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chensu earned 120 total points
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The ExecWB does not return until it is done. That means the dialog box is no longer there when keybd_event is executed. There seems no way to achieve what you want.
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by:bluewin
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Then can I access and handle
the dialog box
that ExecWB created.

Isn't there any solution?

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by:chensu
ID: 2685487
You may create another thread right befoer ExecWB. In that thread, try to use FindWindow to locate the dialog box. But this method is not stable and very ugly.
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Author Comment

by:bluewin
ID: 2685534
Could you donate me
the outline or skeleton of

Creating Thread,
Finding the window of CFileDialog...

Thank you very much.

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by:chensu
ID: 2685630
Use AfxBeginThread to create a worker thread. See the documentation on AfxBeginThread and the article Multithreading: Creating Worker Threads in Visual C++ Programmer’s Guide.
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by:bluewin
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Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your kindness.
Good Luck!
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