GUI automation tool (windows)

Martin P. Hellwig martin.hellwig at
Tue Aug 10 21:23:09 CEST 2010

On 08/10/10 20:13, News123 wrote:
> On 08/10/2010 12:25 PM, Alex Barna wrote:
>> On Aug 10, 10:05 am, Lawrence D'Oliveiro>  Can’t understand the point
>> to it. “GUI automation” is a contradiction in
>>> terms, because a GUI is designed for use by humans to do manual tasks, not
>>> ones that can be automated.
>> Automating GUI is for testing.
> And sometimesfor working around SW, whch has no cli or other interface
> and should be automated
That and when you are forced using a gui and need to 'copy and paste' 
between two programs that have no native bridge except for the one that 
is between the keyboard and chair, then it is nice to know that there is 
a way of automating it.


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