[Gtk-sharp-list] sending characters onto the active window

l333t dave.is.doublebass at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 00:50:31 EDT 2009

Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-04-02 at 09:24 -0700, l333t wrote:
>> I need to know if it's possible to send characters(Unicodes in
>> particular)
>> onto the active window using Mono in linux. Though I don't know much
>> about
>> it, I know that it's possible in microsoft windows. Is it possible to
>> achieve the same thing in linux?
> I have no idea what "send characters onto the active window" means. What
> do you want the active window to do with them?
>> I am using java for my development and it's not possible to send
>> characters
>> onto active window using java. Sending characters is possible using
>> Xlib..
>> but its not possible to send unicodes using Xlib.. 
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Active window means the topmost window. The window that has focus. I'm doing
a transliteration software which translates english to other scripts. So far
that, i need to send unicodes of the languages to which I want to convert,
onto the active/focus window.

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