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vb.net - sendkey to window

Posted on 2013-06-03
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Hello there,
I would like to know how can I somehow make a button and make the vb.net app sendkey to notepad like "hello world"
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the answer is in your question itself: sendkey. Bing it !?

If its just making a button, then that would do. If its complex capturing windows at run time and sending data to them its a different logic, let me know.
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process.start("notepad")

doesnt work because notepad is already open and there is text already in it
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Process ID can be used to send the message. You can use hooks instead as well, but thats a bit more work.
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