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Re: OT: how to send a keystroke to another program

On Sat, 2003-08-02 at 00:01, Andrej Hocevar wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been trying to figure out if there's a way to do this -- I'd
> like to write a program that would make another program behave as if
> a certain key was pressed, e.g. PgD. Thus I could implement
> something like moving down in a pager when I press a button on my
> mouse or something. 
> As far as I know, there is no independent way of doing this, so I'm
> looking for a way to pretend a key was pressed: so can a program
> make another program think I did that? Maybe with a pseudo terminal
> between my program and the other one? If so, where could I find more
> about ptys?
> Thanks,
>     andrej
> -- 
> echo ${girl_name} > /etc/dumpdates

Just an idea,
There was a thread not long ago about a virtual keyboard. I don't know
how it works but you can probably look at the code and check how it
sends the keys to the client window.

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