Archive for January, 2008

Keys in SendKeys

Most keys can be represented by the character of the key itself. E.g, the key sequence HALLO can be represented simply by “HALLO”.

Some special keys, such as the control keys, function keys etc are encoded in a string enclosed by {braces}
See the table below:
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Issues with Sendkeys

When using Sendkeys there is one big issue, you can not see when/if the application is in the correct state. This means you have to build in some kind of wait states and then after each wait, you must assume that the application is in the correct state.
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Sendkeys in Navision

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With SendKeys you simulate user keystrokes – which mean it is possible to start applications, enter information, choose menus, buttons etc.

SendKeys is a part of Windows Script Host.

Currently I am using this functionality to take over a second Navision Client, to start an export of objects without any user interventions.

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Synology DS207+

Yeah!!! I finally got my new NAS server.

A NAS server is a Network Attached Storage, which can be used as a central fileserver. In this case I bought a Synology DS207+ because of all its extra features.

The Synology DS207+ is not only a kind of file server – it is also a FTP, Audio, Media server, Photo, MySQL and Web Server etc…. Al this is possible because it runs Linux, whereby the possibilities for third part patches occurs.

A complete description of the Synology DS 207+ can be found here.