INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Can't Automate Smalltalk

Can't Automate Smalltalk

(OP)
We are attempting monitor and automate the interface of a Visual Age Smalltalk (v6.0.2, I think) application without access to the source code.  We also don’t have an API or hooks written into the application. We can hit buttons and drop-down menus, but there are a couple of grid objects (aka “Container Details” controls) on one form that are presenting us with problems.  We simply can’t seem to see them.

We have (unsuccessfully) attempted to access the runtime object model of the app. We are also trying to gain access by intercepting OS API calls. For example, we send the grid control a WM_PAINT GDI command, from which we would normally expect the window to respond by outputting the contents of it's window, but this is not happening.  Any suggestions to how we can get access to these grid controls would be greatly welcomed.  

Thanks,
Aaron

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close