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Thursday, December 16th 2010, 5:08pm

Virtual keyboard on Qt

Hi there,
I want to implement a program which emulates some keyboard key strokes. I have read that there's a function called 'Send key()' in windows API (This time my project is confined to windows only). Since i am a beginner, I don't know how to use such stuff. Can anybody help in using those functions, or any other ideas?
Thanks in advance.
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Sunday, December 26th 2010, 3:18pm

Is there any possibility to make an onscreen keyboard in Qt? (In windows)
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Sunday, December 26th 2010, 7:18pm

Have a look here.. It is an example.. I hope it helps :)


Monday, December 27th 2010, 4:34am

I think it works only on the same qt window. I need to control other external application through the virtual keystrokes. I found a win32 api function - SendKeys(). But I don't know how to access it.
I just added

and started calling api functions. But some error occures:

"'SendKeys' was not declared in this scope"
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Friday, December 31st 2010, 4:37pm

Can anybody help me to use windows API in my Qt app please? :(
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Saturday, August 27th 2011, 10:48am

did you get through it ??? I want to do the same for mouse clicks...but can't


Saturday, August 27th 2011, 7:13pm

You can. It is better to go for python tricks and use qt GUI. It is PyQt. If you are not aware of PyQt,
Then, for keyboard control go here:
It works. For mouse, I don't know the exact answer. But surely you can find solution in Python.
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