[Newbies] Send a "global" keystroke from code

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Nov 22 10:03:02 UTC 2006

On Nov 22, 2006, at 8:12 , Rob Rothwell wrote:

> Hello--
> I am playing around with a serial port barcode scanner.  The  
> SerialPort class is pretty straightforward and I can read the  
> input, but is there a way to then turn that input string into  
> keystrokes that would just be sent to the active window in Squeak?
> All I really want to do is start a task that watches for serial  
> input and simulates "global" keystrokes as if the user was typing.
> I imagine the answer to this question will greatly enhance my  
> understanding of events in Squeak...!

Add your generated keyboard event to

	Sensor eventQueue

- Bert -

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