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A cross-platform module for GUI automation for human beings. Control the keyboard and mouse from a Python script.

Project description

PyAutoGUI is a cross-platform GUI automation Python module for human beings. Used to programmatically control the mouse & keyboard.

Full documentation available at https://pyautogui.readthedocs.org

Source code available at https://github.com/asweigart/pyautogui

Dependencies

Windows has no dependencies. The Win32 extensions do not need to be installed.

OS X needs the pyobjc-core and pyobjc module installed (in that order).

Linux needs the python3-Xlib (or python-Xlib for Python 2) module installed.

Pillow needs to be installed, and on Linux you may need to install additional libraries to make sure Pillow’s PNG/JPEG works correctly. See:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7648200/pip-install-pil-e-tickets-1-no-jpeg-png-support

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1751455

Example Usage

>>> import pyautogui
>>> screenWidth, screenHeight = pyautogui.size()
>>> currentMouseX, currentMouseY = pyautogui.position()
>>> pyautogui.moveTo(100, 150)
>>> pyautogui.click()
>>> pyautogui.moveRel(None, 10)  # move mouse 10 pixels down
>>> pyautogui.doubleClick()
>>> pyautogui.moveTo(500, 500, duration=2, tween=pyautogui.tweens.easeInOutQuad)  # use tweening/easing function to move mouse over 2 seconds.
>>> pyautogui.typewrite('Hello world!', interval=0.25)  # type with quarter-second pause in between each key
>>> pyautogui.press('esc')
>>> pyautogui.keyDown('shift')
>>> pyautogui.typewrite(['left', 'left', 'left', 'left', 'left', 'left'])
>>> pyautogui.keyUp('shift')
>>> pyautogui.hotkey('ctrl', 'c')

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