How can I send keys to a game I am playing,using python?

I am playing deus ex human revolution,and there are things you can access with the correct 4 digit code. I was wondering if you could make a script to brute force it sending keystrokes to the...

Send some keys to inactive window with python

I'm trying to send some keys to an inactive window/process/program (Win32/64) using Python. Already read about pywinauto and SendKeys, but both of them activate the window before sending keys. Is...

Python 3.x Interaction with other Program GUIs

I'm looking for a Python 3.x library that is able to allow interaction with other programs. For example, I already have some sort of command-line interface which I have developed in python, and...

How to read text from an application window using pywinauto

I have a python code which opens a SSH session using Putty and passes a command to reboot a remote machine using pywinauto. I want to read the text from the putty terminal after typing the...

Tkinter testing with pywinauto

I'm trying to do some Tkinter GUI testing with PyWinAuto. I have a simple app written in Tk, which looks like this. The problem is - I can't get PyWinAuto to identify and use buttons / entries in...

Unable to access windows controls inside pywinauto's hwndwrapper (wrapper class

I am new to python and pywinauto. Trying to set or get Text for TextBox (windows control) inside pywinauto.controls.hwndwrapper.hwndwrapper by using SWAPY, I have Class Name of wrapper class. How...

How to disable/autoanswer dialog box about macros/VB Project when resaving xls to xlsx with win32com.client?

When using this code: import win32com.client as win32 input_files = os.listdir(parent_dir) input_files = [parent_dir + i for i in input_files if i.endswith('.xls') and not...

Using PyWinAuto to control a currently running application

Using the following code I can find that the currently running window I want to connect is named "Trade Monitor" how do i successfull connect to it? Using the app.start_ method does not work. from...

How to Click a Button with PyWinAuto

I am trying to do something (I think) should simple I am trying to select a button named "Start". I have been looking for documentation that describes how-to click a button (with descent...

Pywinauto 0.6.0 access browser URL in edit control for Firefox

I am currently trying to access URL of the active window for Firebox browser using Pywinauto 0.6.0, as part of a python app that can track website usage. I am a newbie python programmer, so if I...

print_control_identifiers() error in pywinauto

I am using pyautowin in WIN10, and I want to open a secure app to generate passcode. But after i find a window of app in script, the print_control_identifiers() function pops error, I'm not sure...

PyWinAuto - Xpath like identification

I'm looking for way how to search objects in GUI according to xpath. part of identification of application I have xpath as...

Select an item from a combobox using pywinauto

I am trying to automate a Visual Basic Application using pywinauto, with backend="win32". I am able to handle everything except selecting an item from one of the comboboxes. This particular...

pywinauto is not working while lock screen

I am using pywinauto for open a application and set the password. It works fine when computer is open. But it is not working while lock screen. Below code import time from pywinauto.application...

invalid class string using win32com library python

I wrote the flowing to dispatch an excel application. I used the win32 library in python and wrote this: import win32com.client as win32 import pywinauto excel =...

pywinauto - How to identify GUI objects

I am fairly new to Python and I am having trouble identifying GUI objects that I am hoping to control using pywinauto. Following this example with the below code, I am able to open Notepad.exe and...

automation using pywinauto to click on start button

I am new to python pywinauto and I want to automate a simple step of clicking on windows start button to open control panel and selecting Administrative tools and finally want to check if the...

GUI Automation of policy change for logoff button. pywinauto.findwindows.ElementNotFoundError: error. How to switch context?

I am automating the steps to change the policy for the logoff button. The steps involved are: Open Local Group Policy using gpedit.msc Select "Start Menu and Taskbar" from the dropdown in User...

pywinauto doesn't identify control as a TabControl

Inspect.exe has identified the control as a TabControl, however pywinauto doesn't recognize the same. Image is as below** Inspect.exe recognises TabControl dump_tree gives the following, the...

How I can get the current focused element of desktop application

I want to automate my test case for my desktop application(windows application) where I need to get/fetch the currently focused element. Can someone please help me or guide in this regard? I tried...

pytest - Windows fatal exception: code 0x8001010d

I am trying to run a GUI test using pytest and pywinauto. When I run the code normally, it does not complain. However, when I am doing it via pytest, it throws a bunch of errors: Windows fatal...

How to open google chrome from windows start menu using pywinauto

I am new to pywinauto and I want to open my own application from the windows start menu. For this, if I come to know how to open Google chrome from the windows start menu, then I can able to...

Change the active Window

I'm looking for a way to set the active window. The only solutions I found are outdated. They included modules like pywinauto but its focus() function doesn't work. I need something that quickly...

could not convert to integer . Path ' exitCode'. value too big or too small for Int32. Python

My program works fine but when it finished gives error like that : could not convert to integer . Path ' exitCode'. value too big or too small for Int32 Python 3.7 from re import compile from os...

How do I check/uncheck items in a ListBox with pywinauto?

I am trying to automate the Cambium LINKPlanner application using pywinauto, and found controls for almost everything I needed. However, there is a checked list box which has the identifier...

How do deal with Installshield installations that extract an MSI with pywinauto?

I am trying to automate an installation that starts out with an InstallShield setup.exe. That kicks off the installation of a MS Visual C++ redistributable. That leads to an error about Adobe...

How can I use pywinauto to perform click operation when user is not logged in to the system?

I am currently using pywinauto to auto refresh power BI file through windows task scheduler. script works well and it does the job well if I am logged in in the system. if I just let the script...

to iterate the sub menu item using pywinauto

I am new to pywinauto and have just started learning. I need to find all the items present in the menubar. I have a code to open the 7-zip application and I am trying to fetch all the menu item...

The windows application automating using pywinauto does not detect elements inside a TreeView, despite the elements have there own characteristic

The application I am automating is a win32 supported backend application and using inspect.exe to detect the elements Below is my code trying to click on sales receipt element, on execution I get...

How to type in the file explorer using PyWinAuto

I am trying to write a web scraper in python that uploads a file to a website (through a dashboard). To upload a file, I need to click on this box. When I click on this box it opens a File...