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Re: Sending keystrokes to the OS

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Sending keystrokes to the OS
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 00:25:36 +0100

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Evans Winner <address@hidden> wrote:
> I don't suppose there's a way to send arbitrary keystrokes
> to the OS from Emacs? -- like, as a way to use Emacs as a
> kind of keyboard macro server for the window manager?  If
> not, I don't suppose anyone knows how to do something like
> that with Clisp or sbcl?  The point being that I would like
> to find a way to write little macros I can activate from any
> application using some kind of prefix key combination,
> maybe, (and in some kind of lispy way, preferably).  I think
> with stumpwm I could do it, but alas, I am not using an OS
> (in this context) that is compatible with stumpwm.  Any
> pointers would be useful.  Thanks.

There is nothing like that in Emacs. If you want to write something
yourself then look for accessibility API:s.

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