Lyndel, I used to wonder about that. Then I googled something and google fed me a five year old RemoteCentral thread. THAT is how it's done!
Loftboy, we do seem to get irritated here when someone adds a new note to a thread that's so old that the original posters and repliers have probably all gone into other professions by now.
This is the Pronto Classic Forum, but you did not mention your Pronto's model number. I can give you a procedure to create a working impersonation of a long command if your remote is the right model. What is it?
A good answer is easier with a clear question giving the make and model of everything. "The biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." -- G. “Bernie” Shaw