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README.rst

discogui discovers GUI elements

Links:
Features:
  • python module
  • works on Linux
  • does not depend on Accessibility technologies
  • toolkit independent
  • only basic tests on very simple GUI
  • GUI should be displayed on Xvfb or Xephyr
  • slow
Known problems:
  • Python 3 is not supported
Possible applications:
  • GUI unit-testing
  • automatic GUI control

Basic usage

from discogui.buttons import discover_buttons
from easyprocess import EasyProcess
from pyvirtualdisplay import Display
with Display():
    with EasyProcess('zenity --question') as p:
        p.sleep(1)
        buttons = discover_buttons()
print buttons

Installation

General

  • install Xvfb and Xephyr

  • install Xlib

  • install scrot

  • install PIL

  • install xdotool

  • install pip

  • install latest PyMouse and the program:

    # as root
    pip install https://github.com/pepijndevos/PyMouse/zipball/master
    pip install discogui
    

Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install python-pip
sudo apt-get install xvfb
sudo apt-get install xserver-xephyr
sudo apt-get install python-xlib
sudo apt-get install scrot
sudo apt-get install python-imaging
sudo apt-get install xdotool

# PyPI version of PyMouse is too old, this is the latest
sudo pip install https://github.com/pepijndevos/PyMouse/zipball/master

sudo pip install discogui

Uninstall

# as root
pip uninstall discogui
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