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SendKeys with external runing application

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Hi,

I know how to run application and send key to it.

I want to know how to use sendkeys with external application?
How to activate external application window and how to send key stroke
to external application?

Thanks
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You can look at this article:

Launching and Monitoring External Programs from VB.NET Applications
http://www.projectcool.com/dotnet/Article/7914/0/page/5

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My external application can not be run from NET application.
I want to activate already runing application and send key to it?

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How to write AppActivate(allProcesses(0).Id) in C#?

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I menage some how with::0))

[DllImport("User32.dll")]
static extern IntPtr FindWindow(string lpClassName, string lpWindowName);  
[DllImport("User32.dll")]
static extern int SetForegroundWindow(IntPtr hWnd);

IntPtr MyProgram =FindWindow(null,"Notepad");
SetForegroundWindow(MyProgram );
SendKeys.SendWait("Hello!");
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My first question should always be ASP.NET, C#, or VB.NET?  

There is a C#-specific Topic Area.  If you post there, you would more than likely get code that is C#, and wouldn't have to be converted.

I am glad that you could find this on your own, since I don't know C# very well.
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