Input

Description

With the Input action, automation of GUI related tasks can be performed by simulating mouse movements, mouse clicks, and keyboard key presses, enabling you to control your computer with simple commands such as start, click and write. You select the proper activities to replicate the actions that you would normally perform manually (i.e. Move mouse, Click mouse, Send keystrokes). Once you have added a few steps, you can save them or easily test playback at the click of a button. This makes you more productive and lets you do something more meaningful or enjoyable with your time. Use this action combines with the Interactivity action to automate simple to complex GUI related operations.

Available Activities

The following table briefly describes the available activities for this action arranged in alphabetical order. Click the appropriate link for more details regarding each activity.

Activity
Description
Input - Block input

Blocks user input from the keyboard and mouse. Also used to unblock input that was previously blocked.

Input - Click mouse

Clicks the mouse according to the parameters specified.

Input - Hold key

Converts an image to the desired format.

Input - Move mouse

Moves the mouse pointer to the specified pixel coordinates. To capture X/Y coordinates, move the cursor to the desired area on the screen and press the INSERT key.

Input - Release key

Releases the specified key(s) that were previously held down using the Hold key activity.

Input - Send keystrokes

Sends the keystrokes to the currently focused (front) window.