Simulating a KeyBoardPress system wide in Qt?



  • Edit: I have looked a Virtual Keyboard, but I am just looking for some advice on where to start and what Qt classes will be needed.

    I have searched a little bit online for this to see if it is possible.

    For example, if someone were to make an onscreen keyboard for a touch screen PC. If I press A on the keypad designed in Qt, no matter what application has the focus, it would put an A into the current text being edited...So say i have google chrome up, and I want to type in a web address, can I use the Qt onscreen keyboard to do this?

    Thank you! :)



  • Maybe you should look for ways of posting windows messages or something like that. Because anyway if you want it to be system-wide your code will be platform-specific.



  • I suppose that would be fine. I am looking into making an onscreen keyboard, I am not sure if Qt is the logical framework to use.

    Thanks for your input.


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