Re: newcomer query - seeing other apps Xwindows

On Fri, 2007-05-11 at 23:24 +0100, Godfrey Nix wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a newcomer to the list so don't know if this has been asked before
> or not. What I want to do is to be able to view the structure of all the
> windows open on a display, and to both read values from them (eg see
> what is in a text area) and to send events to control them.
> For example, I would like to be able to 'record' the buttons and menus
> that I activate whilst doing some work, so that I can 'play back' as
> part of a training session for others.
> I have looked through the library functions, read tutorials but so far I
> cannot find anything that helps. I don't want yet more help on drawing
> widgets in my own app., I want to 'take control' of widgets in other
> apps! I realise there are security implications, but I do want to (if
> possible) have the ability to record my actions for use in student
> training sessions.
> Any help to point me in the right direction would be appreciated, or a
> comment that it is not possible (if that is the case).

Not sure if this is what is being looked for, but checkout LDTP

Ritesh Khadgaray
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