wtype

xdotool type for wayland

SYNOPSIS

wtype [TEXT]

wtype [OPTION_OR_TEXT]... -- [TEXT]...

wtype [OPTION_OR_TEXT] -

DESCRIPTION

wtype is a Wayland tool that allows you to simulate keyboard input like xdotool type for X11. This is accomplished via the virtual-keyboard Wayland protocol.

OPTIONS

Modifier can be one of "shift", "capslock", "ctrl", "logo", "win", "alt", "altgr". Beware that the modifiers get released automatically once the program terminates.

Named keys are resolved by libxkbcommon, valid identifiers include "Left" and "Home".

-M MOD

Press modifier MOD.

-m MOD

Release modifier MOD.

-P KEY

Press key KEY.

-p KEY

Release key KEY.

-k KEY

Type (press and release) key KEY.

-s TIME

Sleep for TIME milliseconds before interpreting the following options. This can be used to perform more complicated modifier sequences.

-

Read text to type from stdin. This option can appear only once.

BUGS

No known bugs.

AUTHOR

wtype has been started by Josef Gajdusek. Man page is written by Michael 'jubalh' Vetter.

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