1721Re: freeze keyboard and mouse during tests?
- Mar 8, 2007Now I've been thinking about this so much I had to experiment. Found
this on my travels.
I'm working on something for myself. If I figure it out I'll let the
group know, but this seems to be a good place to start.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "brentje" <brentje@...> wrote:
> I believe there is a way to do this. I was looking it up at one time,
> but didn't get the chance to test anything. You'll have to look at
> the Win32::API and SetWindowsHookEx. You can set a hook to grab all
> messages and block any you don't want, like keyboard and mouse
> commands. This would actually be a really nice feature to add if
> someone can figure it out.
> --- In email@example.com, "evenprime" <evenprime@> wrote:
> > Is their any way to freeze the keyboard and mouse during automation?
> > I actually use GUI-test to automate gui-only configurations settings
> > now and then, and users tend to sabotage things pretty dandily.
> > But I imagine many a test has been sabotaged by accidental knocking of
> > the mouse or keyboard or even natural mouse-float in LED mice :^)
> > Ideas?
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