App instance changed in 1.1.4 compared to 1.1.2?

Asked by Shawn Robertson on 2019-02-11

i have been using nightly 1.1.2 since march 2018. I decided to try downloading and using the 1.1.4 Snapshot nightly (2019-01-30_21:31)

when my script that contains an app instance like this:

procedit = App(os.path.join(r"C:\tssmoketest", "2020", "procedit.exe"))

and I call it like this

it launches the application however there is a modal dialog that launches for that application that you have yo click continue ot stop. that dialog falls behind my application causing the script to fail because im looking for that dialog with a saved image to click continue or stop.

also there is nothing in the LOG/Message area at the bottom of the IDE either.

in the older 1.1.2 March nightly I was using, it does not happen like this AND it always shows:

[log] [824:ProcEdit.exe]

in the message area at the bottom.

im on windows 10 latest build fall creators edition etc etc version 1803 (build 17134.523)
Java 7 and 8 are both installed

is there anything else i should be including? please let me know, thank you!


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RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #1

Yes, the App class is completely revised and still under development.

Your problem might come from the fact, that now the open() waits for the app to be running and then issues a focus().

So you either have to stick with 1.1.2 or find a way, to get the dialog back to front.

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #2

The logs of the App features are now hidden by default.

print procedit

App.logOn() # switch on
App.logOff() # off again

Mike (maestro+++) said : #3

I can't find App.logOn() in the documentation. Can you suggest where we should look for details?

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #4

not in the docs yet ;-)

just try it out.

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