From: Jay on 2 Jul 2010 17:38
On Jul 2, 2:13 pm, Terry Reedy <tjre...(a)udel.edu> wrote:
> On 7/1/2010 10:18 PM, Emile van Sebille wrote:
> > On 7/1/2010 6:17 PM Terry Reedy said...
> >> On 7/1/2010 6:42 PM, Emile van Sebille wrote:
> >>> On 7/1/2010 2:52 PM Jay said...
> >>>> pywinauto looks to be almost perfect. All I need now is to read the
> >>>> numbers uncovered when a minesweeper square is clicked on, or that I
> >>>> just hit a mine.
> >>> ... or, you could always win...
> >> Did you actually try it? Though skeptical, I did, briefly, until I
> >> decided that it probably should have been dated April 1. There is no way
> >> to enter text into minesweeper, nor to make it full screen, nor, as far
> >> as I know, for it to toggle pixels outside its window.
> > Yes. It works.
> Thanks all. I tried again with other windows minimized so that the upper
> left pixel is medium brown from the wallpaper, and I can make out the
> white pixel. A maximized unfocued background window has that pixel
> normally black surrounded by light blue pixels that make one white pixel
> harder to see for imperfect eyes. Live, post errors, and learn ;-).
> Terry Jan Reedy- Hide quoted text -
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OK, so how does a program read the pixel?
From: Emile van Sebille on 2 Jul 2010 18:52
On 7/2/2010 2:38 PM Jay said...
> OK, so how does a program read the pixel?
Well, you start with a screen capture utility. I'd check is pywinauto
provides that access...