Remote control any app using virtual keys

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Postby chaumurky on Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:51 am

As far as Q,s 1 and 2 go:

1. I just created an 'os:execute' event to launch "C:\Program Files\DNTV Live!\DNTVLive.exe"
2. Then created a button to link to that event. This can be done in the skin editor for any skin you wish).

No plugins...

Then I created 'plugin:xSendKey' events for 'channel up', 'channel down', 'record' and 'stop' (CTRL:U, CTRL:D, CTRL:R and CTRL:S respectively). These, I then mapped with the xremote plugin to my remote keys. When pressed the simulated keystroke combinations are sent to the application in focus (in this case DNTVLive!). Hope this helps.
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Postby lpg on Tue Oct 03, 2006 7:26 pm

art wrote:Try this. I had this code in my other plug-in, so I just had to copy it...
Anyway, I was able to test it a little bit on DNTVLive! like changing to DVD mode etc. and it worked for me. I don't have a card, so that's all I could do.


Art, would you mind sharing the source to the xSendKeys plug-in. I want to do something similar with a serial interface. This would sure give me a jump start.

Thanks Larry
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Postby art on Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:07 am

Source posted on the plug-in's web page (bottom part), enjoy...
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Postby P3rv3rt B3ar on Wed Oct 04, 2006 4:22 am

Wow! how on earth did i miss this plugin. I was using auto hotkey to send keys earlier, now i can ditch that... very nice work there!!
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Postby lpg on Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:18 am

art wrote:Source posted on the plug-in's web page (bottom part), enjoy...


Thanks Art, I missed it

The plugin works great.
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