[Tutor] pywinauto for OS X and Linux?

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Sun May 20 01:09:53 CEST 2007

"Kent Johnson" <kent37 at tds.net> wrote

> Originally AppleScript could only perform actions that were
> intentionally exposed by the authors of an application.

OK, Like a COM interface in Windoze?

> IIUC What happened in 10.3 is that the accessibility hooks were 
> exposed
> to AppleScript allowing control of an app by manipulating its GUI 
> elements.

Yes I see. after reading the link you posted I noticed that it was
responding to events which I admit I didn't realise it could do. I 
only used it to control GUI apps via the usual hooks. I've also linked
it with shell commands (using do shell script) which are easier to use
in scripting than trying to drive finder IMHO!

Thanks for the clarification Kent,

Alan G. 

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