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Sending virtual keystrokes on OS X

Delphi Haven – Going through my comments backlog I found a question asking how to send virtual keystrokes on OS X. Short answer is to use the CGEvent functions in MacApi.CoreGraphics – in a nutshell, Call CGEventSourceCreate to allocate a CGEventSourceRef. For each keystroke, create a CGEventRef by calling CGEventCreateKeyboardEvent; this takes the CGEventSourceRef just allocated plus an OS X virtual key code. For possible values of the latter, see the MacApi.KeyCodes unit, assuming you have a recent Delphi version, otherwise scan the source for KEY_xxx values. Also, note that you will need separate ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Chris Rolliston @ 2015-07-04 21:01


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