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Kleptomania – Grab text from non-clipboard aware dialog boxes

Here’s a tool I got a lot of use of in my former life as a Software Test Engineer.

Kleptomania is able to grab text from dialog boxes which the clipboard cannot select and copy from.

So for example if an error dialog appears you can grab the text from it exactly how it appears, which normally the OS would not let you do.

It’s a really great tool for Software Testers but not 100% reliable. That said it’s a really great time saver when you need to plug in the full error message as text in your bug “Steps to Repro”…

~ by Martin on March 8, 2011.

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2 Responses to “Kleptomania – Grab text from non-clipboard aware dialog boxes”

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