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I have successfully paired a Bluetooth keyboard with my iPhone 4S, and it works great for composing messages.

However, I can't find a way to send a message from the Messages app using just the keyboard.
I've tried Enter, Alt+Enter, Ctrl+Enter, and Shift+Enter.

There's a thread on Apple's site that covers the same topic - one of the posts alluded to a "send" button on a full-featured iPhone keyboard.

Does anyone know what extended key code or combination the "official" keyboard is sending? If not, is there a way to find out?

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Someone else was asking for similar support in a third-party app: shapeservices.com/en/support/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1053 –  mskfisher Nov 10 '11 at 14:29
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In Mail for the Mac you can send the current message using Shift + Cmd + D, so maybe try that?

On my PC keyboard, the Win key sends a Cmd in Mac OS X, yours is probably the same.

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Good point, I hadn't tried the <Win> key yet. Sadly, that didn't work. I tried <Shift>+<Win>+<D>, then a whole bunch of combinations of <modifier>+<Win>+<Enter>, but I still can't get it to send the current message. –  mskfisher Nov 10 '11 at 14:02
    
@mskfisher Then I'm sorry, out of ideas. Hope you find a way, that would be really useful! –  Lizzan Nov 10 '11 at 14:08
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