Accessing the Taskbar icons

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Thu Nov 7 22:09:10 CET 2013

On 07/11/2013 18:15, Krishnan Shankar wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am automating an application in windows using python.
> After installation i need to check if the applications icon has appeared
> in Taskbar or not. If yes i need to right click the application.
> I had been using pywinauto for the same but could not get the job done
> till now.
> I did the following,
> app=pywinauto.application.Application()
> hand=pywinauto.findwindows.find_windows(class='Shell_TrayWnd', title=u'')
> When i use the handler, get the window and do a right click i am able to
> click only in the taskbar and not icons. That maybe because i did not
> recognise the icon yet.
> Can you guide me how to do the same using pywinauto or pywin32?
> Regards,
> Krishnan

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