Can an electron application capture key events in another window?


#1

If the user is typing in another window, for example a textpad like notepad, is a desktop electron application capable of reading those events?


#2

See the FAQ:


#3

Thank’s for updating it.

I’ll give SO a try.

Though I would assume if the user gives explicit permission that would be alright? I’ve read there are possible ways using node -> native libraries but wanted to see if it was possible out of the box.


#4

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