AutoItLibraryOverviewAutoItLibrary is a Python keyword library that extends Robot Framework by providing keywords based on the COM interface to AutoIt, a freeware tool for automating the Windows GUI.
In order to do screenshots, the AutoItLibrary uses the Open Source Python Image Library tool PIL.
News2009-11-17 AutoItLibrary 1.0 released PrerequisitesInstall Python and Robot Framework If you are not using ActivePython, which comes with the Python for Windows extensions such as win32com, then you'll need to install Mark Hammond's Python for Windows Extensions. Download the latest AutoItLibrary release InstallationAutoItLibrary installs its own files and, if not already present, the 3rd party AutoIt and PIL tools. To install, unzip the downloaded source release file into a temporary directory on your PC, open a command window in that directory and type:
python setup.py install
In either case the installation creates the folder:
on your PC and puts various files into this directory folder.
DocumentationAutoItLibrary documentation is installed by the installation process into
The AutoItX documentation is also installed into this folder as AutoItX.chm. You can also view the Keyword Documentation online.
TestsThe AutoItLibrary installer puts a suite of self-tests here:
To run these tests, which exercise the Windows Calculator GUI, run the RunTests.bat file in the above folder.
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