Python: How do I generate a keypress?
I am opening a process (with os.popen() ) that, for some commands, detects certain keypresses (e.g. ESC - not the character, the key). Is there a way to send keypress events to the process?
Asked by: Kelvin799 | Posted: 01-10-2021
You probably want something like
Pexpect. It's been around a while, and there may be a better alternative, now, but it will let you do what you want.
As far as I know, there is no easy way to do that kind of thing with os.popen or the commands in the
The obvious way would be to start the process in it's own shell.
something like os.popen("sh command")
What platform is this on?
You may have to actually feed events into the event loop, if it's running on Win32.Answered by: Maddie964 | Posted: 02-11-2021
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