script to automate GUI application (newbie)

Cameron Laird claird at
Tue Jan 18 22:08:03 CET 2005

In article <1106071392.908441.262500 at>,
Jim <jhefferon at> wrote:
>It sounds like a case for the Expect program, to me.  Try Google-ing
>for "Expect".  If you are looking for a Python approach, then try
>googling for "Expect Python".

No--that is, I find his description unambiguous in NOT allowing
for "keyboard control", which is Expect's domain.  Expect, of
any flavor, will not help.

Along with the Java-savvy solutions already mentioned, several
general-purpose record-playback tools are available for Windows.
<URL: > mentions several.

More information about the Python-list mailing list