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Author Topic: Farr strecthed idea, send key strokes  (Read 2899 times)

kartal

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Farr strecthed idea, send key strokes
« on: May 14, 2009, 11:53:48 PM »
I have been thinking about this for a while. It might be interesting if Farr could send key strokes-combinations to focused application. We could use it as a like shorthand macro tool, for small tasks for apps that support wide range of shortcuts.


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Re: Farr strecthed idea, send key strokes
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2009, 11:56:25 PM »
FARR can paste text into the application that had focus before it was triggered.
I can actually quite easily add the ability to send arbitrary keystrokes/hotkeys as well if people want, or of course a plugin could do this.

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Re: Farr strecthed idea, send key strokes
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2009, 12:00:25 AM »
I knew about copying and pasting and that is how I got the idea actually.

If the shortcut format could be close to ahk that would even be greater. I am also hoping that Farr could accept sequence of keys and key combinations.


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Re: Farr strecthed idea, send key strokes
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2009, 12:06:22 AM »
you can always launch an ahk script and pass it the active window handle from farr -- in fact i think someone already did this.

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Re: Farr strecthed idea, send key strokes
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2009, 03:36:38 AM »
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I can actually quite easily add the ability to send arbitrary keystrokes/hotkeys as well if people want, or of course a plugin could do this.

you should do it ;) but not as a plugin as a core feature