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Automation Spy


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This package was approved by moderator doc on 12/29/2015.

Automation Spy is a spy utility tool designed to work with Microsoft UI Automation technology. This tool has simple intuitive features and buttons that can be used to work with it. Can be used to navigate through MS UI Automation hierarchy of elements and inspect for element attributes. You can directly navigate to an element using mouse pointer.

To install Automation Spy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install automation-spy

To upgrade Automation Spy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade automation-spy


  • tools\AutomationSpy.exe.gui
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'automation-spy'
    $url = ''
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url  "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

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This package has no dependencies.

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Software Author(s)

  • dDelta Solutions


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