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    Default Random key press

    Hello again!

    Now I need to know how to simulate random key stroke. Not all keys - only 'A' and 'D'.
    I don't know how to do that. Maybe

    simulate random float number from 0 to 20. If x=0-10 then press 'A' Else press 'D' ?

    Can it be like that? Can you help me or give me some basic code to generate random float number?


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    Default Re: Random key press

    Take a look at the Math.random() method as well as the Random class. The API is your friend: Java Platform SE 6
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    Default Re: Random key press

    What do you mean by "simulate key stroke"?

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    Default Re: Random key press

    Quote Originally Posted by Norm View Post
    What do you mean by "simulate key stroke"?
    to write a loop that "press" (simulate pressing) a key on keyboard.

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    Default Re: Random key press

    What will be the result of the "press"?
    Do you want to send a KeyEvent object to a listener?
    Or what?

    The Robot class can send key presses to a program.

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    I know how to write robot to press a key. I need to know how to write event that choose random keys (key 'A' or key 'D').

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    What will be the result of the "press"?
    Do you want to send a KeyEvent object to a listener?
    Look at the KeyEvent class, you can create an instance of that by using its constructor.

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