Unfortunately, the type command specifies keyboard input, and therefore must correspond to actual keys on the keyboard. One workaround is to copy the special character to the clipboard, then use control-v to paste it to your object. Attached is a dll for copying data to the clipboard:
Thank you bpolitzer. I will do it today and report the status.
One more question.
I have to type the string äpple in the textfield (say).
How to type the string as character by character in the textfield. Is there any functions predefined in TSL as equivalent to charAt(index) in java .