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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 5, 2017

Right and Left Control Key in IBM RPA

In order for robot to automate host emulator sessions (Pcomm, HOD, and other emulator products), the Right and Left Control Keys should be handled separately.
Since IBM RPA does not distinguish Right and Left Control keys, the emulator session could not receive the key stroke.
IBM RPA should distinguish Right and Left Control Keys, so that the emulator session can receive key stroke and do work.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 113820
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere
  • Admin
    Patrick Tiu
    Aug 17, 2021

    Hi Ayako,

    Can you provide the RPA version, component, and enviroment details? Thanks!

    *Summary

    (One liner summary of the issue)

    option to record and write RightCTRL and LeftCTRL keystroke for automating host emulator sessions

    *Priority

    (Highest/High/Medium/Low)

    Medium

    *Description

    (Detail description of the issue – User Story)

    In order for robot to automate host emulator sessions (Pcomm, HOD, and other emulator products), the Right and Left Control Keys should be handled separately.
    Since IBM RPA does not distinguish Right and Left Control keys, the emulator session could not receive the key stroke.
    IBM RPA should distinguish Right and Left Control Keys, so that the emulator session can receive key stroke and do work.

    *Business Justification Narrative

    (What is the business use-case for this request?)

    Since automating host display sessions is one of the benefits of using IBM RPA, IBM RPA should have features that enables to automate host display sessions.

    *Acceptance Criteria

    (What is the expected behavior)

    IBM RPA should have option to record and write keystroke not only [CTRL], but also with [RightCTRL] and [LeftCTRL].

    * Version


    * Component

    (Corresponding component of the product e.g. Object Cloning, MetaBot)


    Environment Details

    (Any specific environment-related details)



    Regards,
    Patrick Tiu

    IBM RPA With Automation Anywhere development