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Typing macro

Description

 

The Typing Macro allows you to  manually launch a typing macro once an entry has been opened.

 

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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 one preceding it. To represent the letters A, B, and C, specify the parameter as "ABC".

 

The initial wait setting allows you to launch the macro and then switch the focus to whatever window you’d like to run the macro in.

 

Special keys

 

To specify characters that aren't displayed when you press a key, such as ENTER or TAB, and keys that represent actions rather than characters, use 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 codes.

 

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 small 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 that is to be used within the typing macro exclusively. Use the variable $MACRO_PASSWORD$ to access the password.

 

Expiration

 

Enter a date to automatically change your entry Status to Expired or to get it listed in the expired session report.

 

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Shared Favorites

 

Shared favorites are shared by all users who are connected to the data source and are directly configured from the entry. You can include your entry in your shared favorites. For more information please see Favorite.

 

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