Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Nov 2017 23:59 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives

Haiku's GUI is in principle entirely scriptable. You can change a window's position and size and manipulate pretty much every widget in it. The tool to do this is hey. It sends BMessages to an application, thus emulating what happens if the user clicks on a menu, checkbox, or other widgets.

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RE[4]: Security risk?
by BlueofRainbow on Thu 16th Nov 2017 19:50 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Security risk?"
BlueofRainbow
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2009-01-06

This would be useful for automated tests of the user interface of an application.

However, I would not do this for daily use as the script would not necessarily be encrypted.

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