ControlPad turns the numeric keypad on your keyboard to a Windows command execution system.
Version: 0.72ControlPad turns the numeric keypad on your keyboard to a Windows command execution system.
Operating System: Windows
You may configure any numeric code to: Execute any program, open any document, open any web address or send any series of keystrokes to the operating system.
Once ControlPad is running, press and hold the * key on the numeric keypad, for about 1 second. At this point, a small window will pop up, allowing you to enter any keyword or numeric code.
Pressing the code followed by Enter will execute the associated command.
Commands are easily configured through the same interface - activate the input dialog (press and hold *), enter the desired code and press the numpad Divide button to associate a new command.
Laptop users may enable Laptop Mode in the settings dialog to assign F12 as the main launch key.
Also available is a portable version (ZIP) that requires no installation.
Version 0.72: Added: Ability to search the web directly from the command console. By default, any command that is not recognized will attempt to find a relevant webpage using Google Feeling Lucky feature.
Version 0.71: Added: ~FocusOrRun special command for focusing a window or running an application if not found.
Version 0.70: Changed: Interface design to better suit Windows 7 * Changed: Default installation folder to be outside of Program Files
Version 0.66: Removed: Duplicate sound play at command execution * Added: Mothership sound set
Version 0.60: Added code list dialog. Added internal WinWait commands.