Sending Keystrokes to a window

Stephen Isard S.IsardDeleteThis at
Tue Aug 7 05:14:09 CDT 2001

Andreas Mohr Usenet 08/01 wrote:
> Rasjid <rasjidw at> wrote:
> > Is there any way of sending a set of keystrokes to a window, from a
> > command line function.
> > Eg.
> > $ wine "c:\MyApplication.exe" &> logfile.log &
> > $
> > where will send keystorkes to the wine program
> > depending on the results of the log file.
> Umm, err, no, not yet.
> This would be very helpful sometimes, though.
> You'd have to do some process communication with a certain Wine
> process, though, if you intended to implement this kind of stuff.

I don't know whether this is what you had in mind, but you might want to
have a look at the xse command line interface to XSendEvent.  It's not
specific to wine.  It sends a keyboard event to the X window that you

Stephen Isard

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