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Upgraded comtypes to 1.1.7 #9441
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Summary of the issue:
This PR is mainly to improve UIAutomation support.
I use visual studio regularly and it is a particularly heavy application. It runs background tasks and these impacts the user interface.
However, I upgraded comtypes locally to do some testing and I saw some results regarding performance.
Description of how this pull request fixes the issue:
Tested NVDA running from source code against Visual Studio 2017 and 2019. Got performance improvements with both of versions.
Known issues with pull request:
Change log entry:
Added by @leonardder
I have addressed the changes you requested.
About performance comment on the issue, I did some testing before posting this PR and I saw that the performance improvement is a side effect of another change, but I was unable to determine what is the cause, there are no changes on UIAHandler's code nor UIA objects since release 2019.1 (python part).
Well, perhaps I didn't found them.
I think that this is interesting for addon developers: