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Added support to remove specific events from being logged, including …
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mooshu1x2 committed Jul 29, 2016
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@@ -13,11 +13,11 @@
# limitations under the License.

from userale.version import __version__
from userale.format import StructuredMessage

from PyQt5.QtCore import QObject, QEvent
import datetime
import time
import logging
from userale.format import StructuredMessage

_ = StructuredMessage

@@ -34,11 +34,11 @@ def __init__(self,
:param output: [str] The file or url path to which logs will be sent
:param autostart: [bool] Should UserAle start auotmatically on app rendering
:param autostart: [bool] Should UserAle start automatically on app rendering
:param interval: [int] The minimum time interval in ms betweeen batch transmission of logs
:param user: [str] Identifier for the user of the application
:param version: [str] The application version
:param details: [bool] Should detailed logs (key strokes, input/change values) be recorded
:param details: [bool] Should detailed logs (key strokes, input/change values) be recorded. Default is False
:param resolution: [int] Delay in ms between instances of high frequency logs like mouseovers, scrolls, etc
:param shutoff: [list] Turn off logging for specific events. For example, to ignore mousedown events, ['mousedown']
@@ -70,6 +70,7 @@ def __init__(self,
self.version = version
self.details = details
self.resolution = resolution
self.shutoff = shutoff

# Store logs
self.logs = []
@@ -83,19 +84,29 @@ def __init__(self,
# Drag/Drop - track duration
self.dd = ()

# Mapping of events to methods
# Mapping of all events to methods = {
QEvent.MouseButtonPress: {'mousedown': self.handleMouseEvents},
QEvent.MouseButtonRelease: {'mouseup': self.handleMouseEvents},
QEvent.MouseMove: {'mousemove': self.handleMouseEvents},
QEvent.KeyPress: {'keypress': self.handleKeyEvents},
QEvent.KeyRelease: {'keyrelease': self.handleKeyEvents},
QEvent.DragEnter: {'dragstart': self.handleDragEvents},
QEvent.DragLeave: {'dragleave': self.handleDragEvents},
QEvent.DragMove: {'dragmove': self.handleDragEvents},
QEvent.Drop: {'dragdrop': self.handleDragEvents}
QEvent.Drop: {'dragdrop': self.handleDragEvents},
QEvent.KeyPress: {'keypress': self.handleKeyEvents},
QEvent.KeyRelease: {'keyrelease': self.handleKeyEvents}

# Turn on/off keylogging & remove specific filters
for key in list(
val = [key]
name = list (val) [0]
# Handle shutoff
if name in self.shutoff:
del [key]
if self.details and (name == 'keypress' or name == 'keyrelease'):
del [key]

def eventFilter(self, object, event):
:param object: [QObject] The object being watched.
@@ -62,7 +62,8 @@ def initUI(self):

def test_drag ():
app = QApplication(sys.argv)
ale = Ale ()
# Turn off mouse click's and keylogging
ale = Ale (shutoff=['mousedown', 'mouseup'], details=True)
# install globally
app.installEventFilter (ale)
ex = Example()

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