Simulate space bar key press with Autotype

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dcman77
2011-12-13
2012-09-17
  • dcman77

    dcman77 - 2011-12-13

    This request/issue was brought up in 2009 and I am would like to revive it. In
    order to be able to select radio buttons or checkboxes with Autotype there
    needs to be a way to simulate a space bar key press with Autotype. Autotype
    will input spaces when testing autotype in Notepad, but it is not recognized
    as a space bar key press when trying to select a radio button or checkbox.

    Does anyone know a workaround?

    What is the likelihood of the enhancement request (2872336 submitted on
    2009-10-03) being implemented?

     
  • fernando

    fernando - 2011-12-13

    In order to be able to select radio buttons or checkboxes with Autotype

    there needs to be a way to simulate a space bar key press

    Does Tabbing to element and pressing of the Enter key have the same effect?

     
  • dcman77

    dcman77 - 2011-12-15

    I've tried that, but since there is a Submit button on the same page, an Enter
    key press activates or "clicks" the Submit button instead of selecting the
    check box or radio button.

     

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