Metro automation: UIAutomationSpy displays even more

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The version 0.7.11 is out specially for Metro UI testers and developers. There are a couple of improvements to UIAutomationSpy:

  • now you can see the full path to a control in terms of the UIAutomation module.
  • you can see the same graphically. Okay, just as a tree.
  • you do not need UISendKeys anymore. It simply does not ship. Use the Invoke-UIAHotKey cmdlet as shown on the picture
  • access the charm? Not a problem! 
  • finally, how to pull the application menu? Send Win+Z to the Start screen  or to an application:

Happy testing!

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