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I want to record my screen, as explained here, and during the recording to move the mouse from point (x1,y1) on the screen to point (x2,y2), in a straight line, with some specified speed.

The software I want to record is not Mathematica, but some other software installed on my computer, for the purpose of instructing others how to use it.

If possible, I also want to type some text programmatically, in a "non-human" way of typing quickly without stops, without fixing typos etc.

Is it possible to do the mouse movement and the typing with Mathematica?

Or should I resort to Automator etc. in order to simulate the instructions?

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  • $\begingroup$ Have you tried Robot through JLink? $\endgroup$
    – Silvia
    Commented Jul 8, 2022 at 10:31
  • $\begingroup$ Never heard of it. Looks too complicated for me.. I think I will just use macOS automator.. Is there a WL function that makes a call to automator? I want to make a mouse movement and some keyboard strokes right after I start recording my screen $\endgroup$
    – tush
    Commented Jul 8, 2022 at 10:37
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry... Unfortunately I never touched a Mac nor do I have any knowledge on that. $\endgroup$
    – Silvia
    Commented Jul 8, 2022 at 20:18

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