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Tutorial Using AutoIt

AutoIt is a nice scripting language that you can use to automate actions. Here is a short AutoIt script which can be executed to show a brief tutorial on how to start the creation dialog

Download AutoIt from http://autoitscript.com

#include <Constants.au3>

;
; AutoIt Version: 3.0
; Language:       English
; Platform:       Win9x/NT
; Author:         Sabu Francis
;
; Script Function:
;   Opens TAD, opens the create objects dialog and shows a baloon tip
;

$tutorTitle = "TAD Tutorial"

; Prompt the user to run the script - use a Yes/No prompt with the flag parameter set at 4 (see the help file for more details)
;Local $iAnswer = MsgBox(BitOR($MB_YESNO, $MB_SYSTEMMODAL), $tutorTitle, "This script will run TAD Designer Lite and walk thru some tutorials. Do you want to run it?")

; Check the user's answer to the prompt (see the help file for MsgBox return values)
; If "No" was clicked (7) then exit the script
;If $iAnswer = 7 Then
;	MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, $tutorTitle, "OK.  Bye!")
;	Exit
;EndIf

; Run TDL
;Run("C:\Program Files (x86)\TAD Designer Lite\bin\TadDesignerLite.exe")

; Wait for TAD Designer Lite to become active.
WinWaitActive("[CLASS:TMainForm]")
; Start a new TAD model using Ctrl-N
Send("^n");
; Invoke the creation dialog using Shift-Ctrl-F1
Send("+^{F1}");

; Wait till the dialog pops up
WinWaitActive("[Title:Create objects]")
;MsgBox ( $MB_OK+$MB_TOPMOST, "Now create an object", "Using the creation dialog" &@CRLF &"you can give the starting shape")

Local $sMessage = "Using the creation dialog" &@CRLF &"you can give the starting shape"

ToolTip ( $sMessage, 274,113,"Now create an object", $TIP_INFOICON, $TIP_BALLOON)
Sleep(2000)



; Finished!

Press F1 inside the application to read context-sensitive help directly in the application itself
Last modified: le 2017/10/05 05:52