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How to Paste code to NoVNC.
// This will open up a prompt for text to send to a console session on digital ocean
// Useful for long passwords
(function () {
window.sendString = function (str) {
f(str.split(""));
function f(t) {
var character = t.shift();
var i=[];
var code = character.charCodeAt();
var needs_shift = character.match(/[A-Z!@#$%^&*()_+{}:\"<>?~|]/);
if (needs_shift) {
rfb.sendKey(XK_Shift_L,1);
}
rfb.sendKey(code,1);
rfb.sendKey(code,0);
if (needs_shift) {
rfb.sendKey(XK_Shift_L,0);
}
if (t.length > 0) {
setTimeout(function() {f(t);}, 10);
}
}
}
})();
# Minified Version:
(function(){window.sendString=function(a){function b(c){var d=c.shift(),g=d.charCodeAt(),h=d.match(/[A-Z!@#$%^&*()_+{}:\"<>?~|]/);h&&rfb.sendKey(XK_Shift_L,1),rfb.sendKey(g,1),rfb.sendKey(g,0),h&&rfb.sendKey(XK_Shift_L,0),0<c.length&&setTimeout(function(){b(c)},10)}b(a.split(""))}})();
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m-primo commented Dec 30, 2022

This code doesn't support new lines

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byjg commented Dec 30, 2022

Did you try:

sendString("mychars\r\nother chars");  # Maybe your client accepts \r\n as new line. 

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m-primo commented Dec 30, 2022

Did you try:

sendString("mychars\r\nother chars");  # Maybe your client accepts \r\n as new line. 

Yup, tried \r, \n, \r\n.
And even tried rfb.sendKey(13, true). None worked, it feels like noVNC don't accept new lines in this function or something.

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