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Desktop Automation. Control the mouse, keyboard, bitmap, read the screen, Window Handle and global event listener.

RobotGo supports Mac, Windows, and Linux(X11).

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Contents

Docs

Binding:

Robotn, binding JavaScript and other, support more language.

Requirements:

Now, Please make sure Golang, GCC is installed correctly before installing RobotGo.

ALL:

Golang

GCC

For Mac OS X:

Xcode Command Line Tools

For Windows:

MinGW-w64 (Use recommended) or other GCC

For everything else:

GCC, libpng

X11 with the XTest extension (also known as the Xtst library)

Event:

xcb, xkb, libxkbcommon

Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install gcc libc6-dev

sudo apt-get install libx11-dev xorg-dev libxtst-dev libpng++-dev

sudo apt-get install xcb libxcb-xkb-dev x11-xkb-utils libx11-xcb-dev libxkbcommon-x11-dev
sudo apt-get install libxkbcommon-dev

sudo apt-get install xsel xclip

Fedora:

sudo dnf install libxkbcommon-devel libXtst-devel libxkbcommon-x11-devel xorg-x11-xkb-utils-devel

sudo dnf install libpng-devel

sudo dnf install xsel xclip

Installation:

 get github.com/-vgo/robotgo

It’s that easy!

png.h: No such file or directory? Please see issues/47.

Update:

go get -u github.com/go-vgo/robotgo

Note go1.10.x C file compilation cache problem, golang #24355. go mod vendor problem, golang #26366.

Mouse

package main

import (
        "github.com/go-vgo/robotgo"
)

func main() {
  robotgo.ScrollMouse(10, "up")
  robotgo.MouseClick("left", true)
  robotgo.MoveMouseSmooth(100, 200, 1.0, 100.0)
}

Keyboard

package main

import (
  "fmt"

  "github.com/go-vgo/robotgo"
)

func main() {
  robotgo.TypeStr("Hello World")
  robotgo.TypeStr("だんしゃり", 1.0)
  // robotgo.TypeString("テストする")

  robotgo.TypeStr("Hi galaxy. こんにちは世界.")
  robotgo.Sleep(1)

  // ustr := uint32(robotgo.CharCodeAt("Test", 0))
  // robotgo.UnicodeType(ustr)

  robotgo.KeyTap("enter")
  // robotgo.TypeString("en")
  robotgo.KeyTap("i", "alt", "command")

  arr := []string{"alt", "command"}
  robotgo.KeyTap("i", arr)

  robotgo.WriteAll("Test")
  text, err := robotgo.ReadAll()
  if err == nil {
    fmt.Println(text)
  }
}

Screen

package main

import (
        "fmt"

        "github.com/go-vgo/robotgo"
)

func main() {
  x, y := robotgo.GetMousePos()
  fmt.Println("pos: ", x, y)

  color := robotgo.GetPixelColor(100, 200)
  fmt.Println("color---- ", color)
}

Bitmap

package main

import (
        "fmt"

        "github.com/go-vgo/robotgo"
)

func main() {
  bitmap := robotgo.CaptureScreen(10, 20, 30, 40)
  // use `defer robotgo.FreeBitmap(bit)` to free the bitmap
  defer robotgo.FreeBitmap(bitmap)

  fmt.Println("...", bitmap)

  fx, fy := robotgo.FindBitmap(bitmap)
  fmt.Println("FindBitmap------ ", fx, fy)

  robotgo.SaveBitmap(bitmap, "test.png")
}

Event

package main

import (
        "fmt"

  "github.com/go-vgo/robotgo"
  hook "github.com/robotn/gohook"
)

func main() {
  fmt.Println("--- Please press ctrl + shift + q to stop hook ---")
  robotgo.EventHook(hook.KeyDown, []string{"q", "ctrl", "shift"}, func(e hook.Event) {
    fmt.Println("ctrl-shift-q")
    robotgo.EventEnd()
  })

  fmt.Println("--- Please press w---")
  robotgo.EventHook(hook.KeyDown, []string{"w"}, func(e hook.Event) {
    fmt.Println("w")
  })

  s := robotgo.EventStart()
  <-robotgo.EventProcess(s)

  ok := robotgo.AddEvents("q", "ctrl", "shift")
  if ok {
    fmt.Println("add events...")
  }

  keve := robotgo.AddEvent("k")
  if keve {
    fmt.Println("you press... ", "k")
  }

  mleft := robotgo.AddEvent("mleft")
  if mleft {
    fmt.Println("you press... ", "mouse left button")
  }
}

Window

package main

import (
        "fmt"

        "github.com/go-vgo/robotgo"
)

func main() {
  fpid, err := robotgo.FindIds("Google")
  if err == nil {
    fmt.Println("pids... ", fpid)

    if len(fpid) > 0 {
      robotgo.ActivePID(fpid[0])

      robotgo.Kill(fpid[0])
    }
  }

  robotgo.ActiveName("chrome")

  isExist, err := robotgo.PidExists(100)
  if err == nil && isExist {
    fmt.Println("pid exists is", isExist)

    robotgo.Kill(100)
  }

  abool := robotgo.ShowAlert("test", "robotgo")
  if abool == 0 {
          fmt.Println("ok@@@ ", "ok")
  }

  title := robotgo.GetTitle()
  fmt.Println("title@@@ ", title)
}

CrossCompiling

Windows64 to win32
SET CGO_ENABLED=1
SET GOARCH=386
go build main.go

Other to windows

GOOS=windows GOARCH=amd64 CGO_ENABLED=1 CC=x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc CXX=x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++ go build -x ./
// CC=mingw-w64x86_64-7.2.0-win32-seh-rt_v5-rev1mingw64bingcc.exe
// CXX=mingw-w64x86_64-7.2.0-win32-seh-rt_v5-rev1mingw64bing++.exe

Some discussions and questions, please see issues/228, issues/143.

Authors

Plans

  • Update Find an image on screen, read pixels from an image
  • Update Window Handle
  • Try support Android, maybe support IOS

Donate

Supporting robotgo, buy me a coffee.

Paypal

Donate money by paypal to my account vzvway@gmail.com

Contributors

License

Robotgo is primarily distributed under the terms of both the MIT license and the Apache License (Version 2.0), with portions covered by various BSD-like licenses.

See LICENSE-APACHE, LICENSE-MIT.