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Mon Nov 26 04:55:07 CET 2001
In article <u036pek3juj1d7 at news.supernews.com>,
"John Roth" <johnroth at ameritech.net> wrote:
> "Chris Liechti" <cliechti at gmx.net> wrote in message
> news:Xns9165290659FCcliechtigmxnet at 18.104.22.168...
> > [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
> actions in
> > 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.
Thanks for your responses. In MacOS, the recording menu is external to
the application (in the Script Editor application).
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