johnroth at ameritech.net
Mon Nov 26 02:31:10 CET 2001
"Chris Liechti" <cliechti at gmx.net> wrote in message
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> [posted and mailed]
> recordable apps have to provide a menu point to start/stop recording,
> because only the app itself knows what input events create what
> the script.
I believe there is a lower level API in Windows that allows recording
events and playing them back. It's frequently used by automation
packages and GUI testing tools that are not application specific.
I don't know whether the API is implemented in either of the Windows
Python distributions, however.
Having event recording within the application is a good idea,
because external recording tends to be very fragile.
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