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ADT project login KeePass auto-type but nothing typed (although entry is found)

Sandra_Rossi
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Hi, I've got a new laptop with Windows 11, and I can't make the KeePass auto-type feature work with ADT project login, to type automatically the password via keyboard shortcut. I used to know this feature by reading this blog post: Using KeePass to logon to a ABAP Project in ABAP i... - SAP Community.

The KeePass auto-type feature works well for all non-ADT applications, like SAP GUI, Edge, etc.

The software versions I use are: Windows 11, Eclipse 2024-03, ADT 3.42.0, KeePass 2.56.

It used to work well on my previous laptop with Windows 10, Eclipse 2023-12, its corresponding ADT version, KeePass 2.x.

Steps to reproduce: I log in a system and the popup appears:

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I press my keyboard shortcut to trigger KeePass which shows the adequate KeePass entries (Ctrl+Alt+K) corresponding to the window title ("Logon for Project <SID>_<client>_<user>_<language>").

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I select one entry but KeePass is unable to type the password, nothing happens.

Any idea?

Thank  you.

Sandra

 

NB: I suspect that a half-reason (*) is the ADT project login popup ("Logon for Project ...") doesn't appear like a Windows application, i.e. I don't see the ADT project login popup as a distinct application if I press Alt-Tab, but I don't remember if there was a distinct window with my previous laptop:

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(*) Half-reason because KeePass is able to recognize the popup and its title because it proposes the corresponding entries.

NB: for information, below are the KeePass options used (I tried many combinations in Auto-Type sending but no luck)

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EDIT June 14th, 2024: for information, not related to Eclipse, I just saw that if I start SAP GUI for Windows via "Run as administrator" (so, not using Eclipse), the auto-type which was working when started normally, does not work anymore.

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Sandra_Rossi
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Today, the solution posted 2 days ago (uninstalling the ZIP files in C:\Users\... instead of C:\Program Files\...) doesn't solve anymore.

But I could make it work by running KeePass via "Run as Administrator", which I can do implicitly as follows:

  1. Properties > Shortcut > Advanced:
    Sandra_Rossi_0-1718611025959.png
  2. Select "Run as administrator"
    Sandra_Rossi_0-1718611183095.png