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Event Auto Typing Macro

Description

 

The Auto Typing Macro allows you to automatically execute a typing macro once a session has been established.

 

Auto typing macro

Auto typing macro

 

Settings

 

Typing Macro

 

Each key is represented by one or more characters. To specify a single keyboard character, use the character itself. For example, to represent the letter A pass in the string "A" to the method. To represent more than one character, append each additional character to the preceding one. To represent the letters A, B, and C specify the parameter as "ABC".

 

Special keys

 

To specify characters that aren't displayed when you press a key, such as ENTER or TAB, as well as the keys that represents actions rather than characters. Refer to the codes in the following table.

 

Key

Code

BACKSPACE

{BACKSPACE}, {BS}, or {BKSP}

BREAK

{BREAK}

CAPS LOCK

{CAPSLOCK}

DEL or DELETE

{DELETE} or {DEL}

DOWN ARROW

{DOWN}

END

{END}

ENTER

{ENTER}

ESC

{ESC}

HELP

{HELP}

HOME

{HOME}

INS or INSERT

{INSERT} or {INS}

LEFT ARROW

{LEFT}

NUM LOCK

{NUMLOCK}

PAGE DOWN

{PGDN}

PAGE UP

{PGUP}

PRINT SCREEN

{PRTSC}

RIGHT ARROW

{RIGHT}

SCROLL LOCK

{SCROLLLOCK}

TAB

{TAB}

UP ARROW

{UP}

F1

{F1}

F2

{F2}

F3

{F3}

F4

{F4}

F5

{F5}

F6

{F6}

F7

{F7}

F8

{F8}

F9

{F9}

F10

{F10}

F11

{F11}

F12

{F12}

F13

{F13}

F14

{F14}

F15

{F15}

F16

{F16}

Keypad add

{ADD}

Keypad subtract

{SUBTRACT}

Keypad multiply

{MULTIPLY}

Keypad divide

{DIVIDE}

 

To specify keys combined with any combination of the SHIFT, CTRL, and ALT keys, precede the key code with one or more of the following code.

 

Key

Code

SHIFT

+

CTRL

^

ALT

%

 

To specify that any combination of SHIFT, CTRL, and ALT should be held down while several other keys are pressed, enclose the code for those keys in parentheses. For example, to specify to hold down SHIFT while E and C are pressed use "+(EC)". To specify to hold down SHIFT while E is pressed, followed by C, without SHIFT, use "+EC".

 

Special commands

 

Commands

Description

{DELAY}

This command introduces a delay of 300 ms (default value) before the next command.

{WINDOW:???}

This command focus a window containing the specified name after the semi colon.

{PREV-WINDOW}

Select the previous window before executing the remaining commands.

 

Macro Password

 

You can define a password to be use within the typing macro exclusively. Use the variable $MACRO_PASSWORD$ to access the password.