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wein3967
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Simulate Keyboard Key Press/Hold

I'm trying to simulate the Send Mouse click (down), Wait, Send mouse click (up) action, but with a generic keyboard key (e.g., "f"). I'd like to be able to specify the key and the "hold down" duration. I know this can be done for the Cntrl, Shift, and Alt, but my use case requires a typical alphanumeric key. I tried the Desktop recorder, but upon playback, it didn't really replicate the key hold. Any ideas? Thanks.

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banethor
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bump, I'm after the same functionality

MichaelAnnis
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Looks like AutoHotKey can do this.  I haven't ever used it, but I would research setting this up in AutoHotKey, and then you have to find out how you can use PAD to call a simple AutoHotKey script.

 

Best of Luck!

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