Does Ranorex support DirectUI?

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Does Ranorex support DirectUI?

Post by kissKurisu » Wed Jun 30, 2021 1:35 am

We have tried ver9.x,but didnt work.
Is there any suggestions about how to automate directui apps?
A simple demo attached.
Thank you.
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Re: Does Ranorex support DirectUI?

Post by odklizec » Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:04 am


I'm afraid, there is no special support for DirectUI. And looking around the internet, it seems that it's an old and already forgotten technology? Your only hope is most probably a GDI Capture approach, which is far from perfect, but it may help with some elements? ;) Aside of GDI Capture, you can use image-based automation, but that's something I would personally not use as a long term solution.
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