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Hello. I recently released a simple record/play automation program named eMouse (it's freeware).

I decided to add a tool to it which generates a script in AutoIt code of any recording made with this program.  This tool is in the 1.2.2beta version, which i host on my site software.eskadia.com.

Here's a direct link to the 1.2.2b setup: http://software.eskadia.com/bin/eMouse-1.2.2b-setup.exe

As of now, it generates code that should mimic the original recording.  It will delay until a click or key has been pressed, and uses movement before clicks.  Maybe this will be of use to someone here.

Here's a screenshot of if:

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Mat

Cool. I've been looking for something like this for a while now as the recorders that used to come with AutoIt are both pretty old and never worked exactly how I wanted.

I like how when you playback the esm it remembers the mouse movement, rather than just the start and end point. That would require quite a lot of code to mimic in AutoIt though.

The only other thing I'd say is the the default hotkeys are used a lot by other programs (the F keys in general are) and you only allow single keypresses for the hotkeys.

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mLipok
really cool
I just wonder if they have any limitations.
In creating files AU3
 
because:
I did a few quick circles on the screen.
I saved the file as test2.esm.
I EDIT: recreated replay the file and it is exactly the same.
 
but after conversion to AU3 I only got something like this:
 
Sleep (3138)
MouseMove (268,220,1)
Sleep (30)
MouseDown ("left")
Sleep (108)
MouseUp ("left")
In other words, the format ESM in this case is significantly better than the generated code AU3
 
ps.
attached my file test2.esm

test2.zip

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Mat

Mlipok, that's what I was saying about playback remembering mouse movement.

It would be possible in AutoIt, just it would take a lot of code (MouseMove() to the next position each time). It would also be hard to regulate speed.

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emouseKens

 

In other words, the format ESM in this case is significantly better than the generated code AU3
 
ps.
attached my file test2.esm

 

 

The generator removes mousemovements only until before a click is done.  Otherwise it would be a lot of code (tons of mouemoves/sleeps) .  In between clicks (and moves), the delay should be the same as the original. 

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