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Limited functionality for mouse echo in UIA objects #8370

leonardder opened this Issue Jun 6, 2018 · 0 comments


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leonardder commented Jun 6, 2018

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. With the python console, try to create a UIA textInfo object at a random point on screen.

Expected behavior:

A UIATextInfo object is returned.

Actual behavior:

NotImplementedError is raised.

Technical background

From the source code:

  	#rangeFromPoint causes a freeze in UIA client library!

This comment was added to the source in 2012.

@michaelDCurran: Could it be that this bug is fixed in UIA, at least on Windows 10?

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