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Moving to a new tab on a pop up window in Windows XP


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A popup has four tabs.  I need to get two tabs away.  The normal way to do it is by pressing

control-pagedown-pagedown (letting up on the pagedown and pressing down again, all while holding down the control key)

I can't get it to work as a macro.  Seems like the characters go to inside the dialogue box or something.


Any ideas?


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I was able to get it to work using <ctrlu><altu><ctrld><page down><ctrlu>.  Need to end with upping the modifiers or else your computer is fried!

Suggestion to staff:  make the capture program record down and up control and alt keys instead of merely <alt> etc. since that's just not gonna cut it. I wonder if that's the issue with needing to double alt?  

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There are at least two other ways to navigate from tab to tab in a dialog box.  Ctrl + Page Up/Page Down do not always work.


Ctrl + Tab

Shift + Ctrl + Tab


Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <CONTROL><TAB>
Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <CONTROL><SHIFT><TAB>



If you can landmark on an actual tab, left and right arrow keys usually work as well.


Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <ARROW LEFT>

Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <ARROW RIGHT>

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