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Send Character to photoshop

Posted on 2006-07-07
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hi
how i can send character code such as #132 or #186 ( no key code ) to other application ( Adobe Photoshop ) when user is in type mode?
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dear calinutz i have a problem yet.
this code only send key Code but i want Send Character code as Ascii. for example i use this

  SendMessage(h,WM_CHAR,112,0);

This Function Work in Notepad but not Work in Photoshop.

i want a Source Code For send Charachter Code as ascii not keyCode
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var
 Key : char;
begin
  Key := #132
  SendMessage(h,WM_CHAR,Ord(Key),0);
end;
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dear Atul_Parmer thanks
but i say this code not work for send character to photoshop
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Yep, I think you need to attach with that process. e.g.

var
  hAdobe, Pid1, Pid2 : THandle;
  Key : char;
begin
  hAdobe := FindWindow(nil, PChar(AdobeTitle)); // get the handle of adobe photoshop
  if hAdobe = 0 then Exit;
  Pid1 := GetWindowThreadProcessId(hAdobe, nil);
  Pid2 := GetCurrentThreadId;
  AttachThreadInput(Pid1, Pid2, True);
  Key := #132;
  SendMessage(h,WM_CHAR,Ord(Key),0);
end;

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very thanks
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