This activity can be used to send keyboard shortcuts (e.g. Ctrl + Alt).
Identifier: indicate a new UI element, or select from the already defined list of selectors. TAP into our unique UI Browser).
Control Keys - Enable / Disable the use of the below control keys associated with click action:
Control + Shift
Control + Alt
Shift + Alt
Control + Shift + Alt
Key: the key to be simulated alone, or in combination with the control keys defined upper.
vkCode - Virtual Key Code - the decimal value of encoding from the official Microsoft Virtual-Key Codes Documentation.
Please check also this article: Press Key - Values of Key parameter, for a complete list of all available values of parameter Key.
Display Name: action display name in your implementation project
Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.
Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.
Abort on Error: True/False
Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.
Navigate faster in an application menu using keystrokes shortcuts
Assign a specific keystrokes shortcut to an application and open it this way, as an alternative to the Start Process activity.
Close an application using the keystrokes Alt + F4, as an alternative to using Click Control and close an application from the x button, or using the Kill Process activity.
In this example, the robot will select the text within a Notepad document and delete it.
Watch the robot in action:
You can see how the Press Key activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:
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