How to send a character to an external editor?

Hi,
does anybody know how to send a character to an external application, I mean editors, comboboxes etc. The only thing which should be specified is where is the cursor in the active window of an external editor.
Thanks in advance..

Andrzejf
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HardiCommented:
hope this helps

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Delphi/Q_21763349.html

sendkeys can send Tab keys to move focus

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andrzejfAuthor Commented:
Everything works fine, thanks, but my main problem is to send a character. The 'sendkeys' procedure sends the keystrokes only and what if I had an international characters?
HardiCommented:
procedure TSendkeys.SendKeysTo(WindowTitle : string; const text: String);

it sends a string
i don't know about international characters though... never work on it...
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