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Keystroke Emulator

by damire69 / February 9, 2009 10:23 AM PST

Could anyone point me in the direction of a Windows keystroke emulator? Specifically, I'm looking for a program that will read characters from a file (including tabs, return, escapes, Function keys, etc), and will store them in the keyboard buffer to be replayed in a window/program to automate what is a very manual, repetitive task? Many moons ago I had such a beast, but I'd be dating myself to say how long ago.

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For which application?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 10, 2009 4:44 AM PST
In reply to: Keystroke Emulator

For example, if you are editing a Word.doc using the same repetitive steps, you could simply create a Word Macro to do this.

Word Macros can be created by 'recording' the key strokes and/or mouse actions you make, then you stop the recording and run the macro, and it will repeat the steps.

Is that similar to your needs?


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Mainframe App
by damire69 / February 10, 2009 9:18 AM PST
In reply to: For which application?

Hey Mark, no it's not for a standard software package where I could record a macro. This is to automate a set of commands in a mainframe app. where I need to read certain fields (serial number as an example) from a file and then stuff them into this program.


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keylogger/keystroke emulator...
by agelordzudo / February 17, 2009 3:02 AM PST
In reply to: Mainframe App

might i suggest ardamax, a nifty little device used for all sorts of security purposes...if that's what your looking for

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try dataload located at dataload.net - its free
by bbulliard / August 26, 2009 7:07 AM PDT
In reply to: Keystroke Emulator

Try dataload located at dataload.net - it's free. Most folks use for uploading to Oracle forms, but can be used for any emulation to any software on your Windows based PC

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by Delphine1982 / January 22, 2010 5:37 AM PST
In reply to: Keystroke Emulator

Did you try winparrot ?
I use it for Oracle EBS and others windows apps, it's a freeware very easy to use (launch record then playback).

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