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TypeText Keywords

Below are lists of the following types of TypeText keywords:

For information about using TypeText keywords, see Typing on the SUT.

General TypeText Keywords

To press this key...Type this keyword (without quotation marks)
0, 1…9 (on Keypad)Keypad0, Keypad1...Keypad9
Alt (Windows; For Mac, use Option)AltKey
Application key (Windows)ApplicationKey
Arrow downDownArrow
Arrow leftLeftArrow
Arrow rightRightArrow
Arrow upUpArrow
Backslash (\)Backslash
Backspace/DeleteBackspace
BeginBeginKey
CommandCommandKey
Command downCommandDown
Command upCommandUp
ControlControlKey
Control downControlDown
Control upControlUp
Decimal (. on Keypad)KeypadDecimal
Delete forwardDeleteKey
Divide (/ on Keypad)KeypadDivide
EndEndKey
EnterEnter
EscapeEscape
Function keysf1, f2, …f35
HomeHomeKey
InsertInsertKey
Minus (- on Keypad)KeypadMinus
NumlockNumLock
OptionOptionKey
Page DownPageDown
Page UpPageUp
Pause/BreakPauseBreak
Plus (+ on Keypad)KeypadPlus
PrintscreenPrintScreen
Return (linefeed / newline / LF)*Return
Scroll LockScrollLock
ShiftShiftKey
Shift downShiftDown
Shift upShiftUp
SpacebarSpace
TabTab
Times (* on Keypad)KeypadTimes
WindowsWindowsKey
Windows AltWindowsAltKey
Windows Alt downWindowsAltDown
Windows Alt upWindowsAltUp
All keys (KeyUp command only)AllKeys
All modifier keys (KeyUp command only)AllModifierKeys
All non-modifier keys (KeyUp command only)AllNonModifierKeys
note

Return is the same as linefeed / newline / LF (Unicode 10). However, Returnkey is the same as CR / CReturn / CarriageReturn (Unicode 13).

TypeText Keywords for Mobile Control

iOS Control Mapping

iOS controlTypeText keywords
Double-press Home Button (This command must be entered as one line. If you use two separate lines, the device registers two separate home button presses, not a double-press.)HomeButton, HomeButton
Home ButtonHomeButton
Power ButtonPowerButton
Return (This command hits any iOS return key, i.e., "Go," "Search")ReturnKey
Rotate the screen of the device (This command works with eggOn for iOS 5 and 6 and through iOS Gateway with iOS 7 and 8.)RotateMobile
Volume upVolumeUpButtonKeypadPlus
Volume downVolumeDownButtonKeypadMinus

Android Control Mapping

note

This is currently available with the VMLite VNC Server, available through the Play store.

Android controlTypeText keywords
BackEscapeKey
Hard Home KeyHomeKeyHomeButton
Menu ButtonMenuButton
Navigation downDownArrow
Navigation leftLeftArrow
Navigation rightRightArrow
Navigation upUpArrow
Rotate Mobile DeviceRotateMobile
Scroll through appsTab
Tap selected appReturn
Volume upKeypadPlus
Volume downKeypadMinus

Keywords available on Android devices that support these keys:

Android controlTypeText keywords
Application KeyApplicationKey
Back ButtonBackButton
Dismiss ButtonDismissButton
Edit ButtonEditButton
Hard Menu KeyEndKey
Power ButtonPowerButton
Return KeyReturnKey
Unlock ButtonPowerButtonUnlockButton
Volume DownVolumeDownButton
Volume UpVolumeUpButton

Keywords for Apple TV Control

These keywords enable you to mimic pushing buttons on the Apple TV remote control.

Remote ButtonTypeText Keyword
LeftLeftArrow
RightRightArrow
UpUpArrow
DownDownArrow
MenumenuButton
SelectselectButton
HomehomeButton
Play/PauseplayButton