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we have Windows Server 2003 with some native (window-based) applications. We need to repeat several times the same action (writing some numbers in dialogs and clicking some buttons). Is there any application/scripting language which will allow me to simulate those mouse clicking and writing (different) data into window dialogs ? Something which will automatize all those boring actions ... ?

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As an aside I would use this sort of automation only as an absolute last resort. –  Kyle Brandt Aug 16 '10 at 13:27

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Maybe AutoIt can help you. It provides a scripting language and brings some functions to interact with other processes as a user would do

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+1, beat me by 30 seconds :) –  MDMarra Aug 16 '10 at 13:19
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And AutoIt scripts can be compiled into a stand-alone executable for computers without an AutoIt interpreter installed. –  jscott Aug 16 '10 at 13:31

AutoIt can interact with dialogue windows in the way that you are asking.

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Thank you guys ! AutoIt seems to be the perfect solution :-) –  przemol Aug 17 '10 at 20:07

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