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Re: Automating user input

by sam_bakki (Pilgrim)
on Feb 07, 2013 at 06:23 UTC ( #1017569=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Automating user input


You can try Win32::GuiTest and using FindWindowLike , SendKeys APIs, you can send key strokes to Any window (including cmd prompt)

I have done a script some time back to do the similar job.

  1. start the app / script which needs an input in background and redirect the output to file, (Ex:start perl.exe > out.txt 2>&1 )
  2. Monitor out.txt in your automate script and look for patterns to enter your input
  3. use Win32::GuiTest and send keystroke to the app/script which was started in background.

Thanks & Regards,
Bakkiaraj M
My Perl Gtk2 technology demo project - , contributions are welcome.

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