java.awt.Robot equivalent?

Christopher Koppler klapotec at
Fri Dec 12 19:52:54 CET 2003

On Fri, 12 Dec 2003 14:36:55 +0100, Thomas Heller <theller at>

>"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:
>> Christopher Koppler wrote:
>>> Is this capability available in any of the GUI toolkits (searching
>>> Tkinter docs brought up nothing)? Is there a C library that I could
>>> wrap? Or maybe I just need to use the Windows extensions. But if so,
>>> how - I don't have the slightest idea how that would work.
>>> Anyone have any pointers?
>> win32api's PostMessage might be useful.  random google link:
>Other random resources:
>Simon Brunning has written a 3-part details blog entry on
>'automating the win32 gui'.
>And there's a library named 'autoit' which can be driven by com.

<accent type="fake Finnish rock'n'roll">
Thank you very many, Fredrik, Thomas!

Autoit does exactly what I need (click on a specific coordinate in a
canvas-like window), and finally a reason to learn to use ctypes,


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