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ASCII from COM port to be used as 'keyboard' inputs

  1. Aug 14, 2008 #1
    Hi guys an gals

    Do any of you know an elegant way to take ascii values from the com port and interpret them as keyboard input in another program?

    If I may be more clear, we've gotten it right to read in ascii from a microprocessor into matlab but we would like to read in values which are to interpreted as keyboard input in adobe flash.

    Any thoughts and suggestions are much appreciated :smile:
     
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  3. Aug 14, 2008 #2

    mgb_phys

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    Under dos you could do this with the CTTY command.
    Under windows it might be a bit trickier, there is some software called keyinjector butI haven't used it.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2008 #3
    Hey thanks alot!

    :smile:

    Keyinjector did the trick, we've got it working now.
     
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