Category : Alternate Operating Systems - Quarterdeck DesqView, CP/M, etc
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SENDKBD 1.1

by Gary Chanson
(C) 1993


SENDKBD is Copyright 1993 by Gary Chanson and Starquest
Systems. No restrictions are placed on the non-commercial
use of this program. This program and its documentation
may be copied and re-distributed provided that they are
not changed and no fee is charged for them. An exception
is granted to not-for-profit user's groups, which are
authorized to charge a nominal fee for materials and
handling. Starquest Systems and Gary Chanson assume no
liability for damages caused by the use of this program.


Description:

SENDKBD is a DESQview (tm) specific utility which sends the
specified string to the keyboard of the specified task. To the
receiving task, the string will appear to have come from the
keyboard, even if the keyboard is not currently available to that
task. The string may contain embedded commands in the form
`&' which will be expanded and replaced as sent. Embedded
commands in the form `&' can send any arbitrary keycode.
may be any 16 bit integer of which the low order byte is
the ASCII code and the high order byte is the SCAN code. Numbers
prefaced with `$' are assumed to be Hex. To send `&' replace it
with `&&'.

Usage:

SENDKBD [options] task string

Options:

-H Hex
-Q Quiet mode

Substitutions:

&BS BackSpace &FF FormFeed
&CR Carridge Return &LF LineFeed
&DEL DELete &NL New Line
&EOF End Of File &TAB TABulation
&ESC ESCape &BELL ring BELL
&Fn1 Function key n1 &n1 any code


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Please forward all comments and bug reports to:

Gary Chanson

31 Chester Avenue
Waltham, MA 02154

Voice: 617-899-4771
Data/Fax: 617-899-6672

Email: [email protected]


  3 Responses to “Category : Alternate Operating Systems - Quarterdeck DesqView, CP/M, etc
Archive   : DVTKIT11.ZIP
Filename : SENDKBD.DOC

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: http://www.os2museum.com/wp/mtswslnk/